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Our school improvement specialists provide expertise in a number of areas. Find out more.

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Pritiben has been involved in primary, middle and secondary schools for over 20 years. Pritiben has improved teaching and learning, quality of the curriculum and has worked with subject leaders. Pritiben leads school reviews and helps schools prepare for inspection.

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Grace has an outstanding track record as a leader and previous headteacher of a special teaching school. Her teaching career began in Denmark, and has varied enormously to include primary and secondary education in mainstream and special schools. She has particular expertise in SEND.

She is a very versatile, enthusiastic, and dynamic professional with a successful background delivering substantial improvements in standards of teaching, learning and assessment in special schools.

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Mark has been a senior leader in schools for over twenty years, eleven of those as a Headteacher.

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Richard has 29 years' experience of working in schools. He has 12 years' experience as a headteacher and deputy headteacher.

For the past seven years, Richard has been providing school improvement advice to a wide range of primary, secondary and all through schools across the country and internationally.

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Sue McElrue has significant experience in education supporting children from the early years through to adult education. She graduated from Northumbria university with a PGCE and EYFS specialism. She has progressed through roles in Primary Schools to become a headteacher in both the state and independent sector. Her most recent leadership role was in a 3-18 school.

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Steve is a highly skilled leader with nearly 40 years of experience within education, more than 20 of them as a primary headteacher. He possesses headship and interim headship experience across the full primary range including mainstream, special, faith and multi-ethnic schools, in both challenging and affluent areas as well as rural and urban settings. Steve is an approved assessor for the Governor Mark assessment and is an experienced governor trainer.

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Helen Burrows has over 25 years of experience working in schools.  She has been a lead teacher in English, a head of faculty, local authority consultant and has extensive experience in school leadership as an assistant headteacher and headteacher in schools in the West Midlands. Helen has also worked as an associate for PiXL and was a member of their English team.

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Malcolm has 17 years experience as a primary headteacher, leading his first school from satisfactory to outstanding, and maintaining this over 12 years, and his second from inadequate (LA judgement) to good within three years. Developing others to maximise their effectiveness whilst balancing the wellbeing and motivation of his teams and the overlap between personal and professional development have always been keen interests and areas of learning.

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Rob has successfully worked in primary education for 28 years, 17 of which have been as head teacher and then executive head teacher of two successful primary schools.

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John is passionately committed to improving the achievement and life chances of children and young people, through the professional development of individuals and organisations. Having been a secondary school senior leader, John lead the transformation of a 2-school research project into a nationwide, multi-agency programme, with unique evidence of health benefit and educational improvement.

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An enthusiastic and aspirational school leader with 24 years’ experience in primary education. Kim has a successful record of coaching and mentoring and is passionate and influential in motivating and directing schools towards outstanding performance by providing an encouraging and consistent environment for obtaining results amongst teachers and pupils. Kim brings to the fore, expertise in change management, strategic project initiatives and excellent analytical and presentation abilities.

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Mark Feldman has worked in schools for over forty years. He has an MA in Education and the NPQH qualification. He gained substantial experience as a teacher, subject and faculty leader, senior leader and deputy headteacher in secondary schools in London and the Midlands. He was a successful headteacher of an 11-18 comprehensive in Warwickshire for eight years and became a Local Leader of Education.

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Janet has been involved in primary education for more than 20 years. She has led several large primary schools in challenging circumstances to gain successful inspection outcomes. She has expertise in SEND, early years and early reading. Janet has also worked as a school improvement officer, supporting senior leaders in school evaluation and providing coaching for senior and subject leaders.

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Andy has worked in primary education for 22 years. During his career Andy became an advanced skills teacher and went on to be a headteacher in two schools. His previous school was judged to be outstanding across all areas in its last OFSTED Inspection (2013). He has supported the leadership team in three other schools and was part of a national SCITT for over ten years.

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I have more than 25 years’ experience as a teacher, leader and senior manager and now provide services as an independent school improvement advisor and critical friend for both local authorities and MATs. My specialities include partnership development, leadership support and change management. I assist leaders to plan, implement and embed sustainability in all aspects of school improvement. I can support in the leadership and management of SEN provision and the provision for disadvantaged pupils and those vulnerable to underachievement.

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Craig has 25 years’ experience in primary education, with 13 of those spent as a headteacher. He now combines work for a local authority in the East of England with education consultancy. Craig is particularly focused on leading teacher training, middle leadership development, supporting early career teachers and reviewing governance. He also carries out SEND and disadvantaged pupil reviews.

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Andrew Lagden is an experienced independent education consultant, supporting many national organisations, trusts, individual schools and local authorities, with a very successful track record of securing significant improvement.

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Jeremy is an experienced and successful primary headteacher. He left headship in 2014 to be involved full-time in school improvement, working with a range of schools including special and independent schools, as well as undertaking local authority work in Solihull.

Jeremy is a dynamic, pro-active leader. He has particular expertise in headteacher induction and training while also being committed to empowering staff at all levels to take ownership using coaching and mentoring techniques.

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