Rekha Bhakoo, Consultant, Optimus Education

Rekha Bhakoo

Rekha is a school inspector and has experience of school inspections. She has recently left headship after 27 years and has had extensive experience in leading and managing schools to achieve rapid school improvement. Rekha maintained Ofsted’s 'Outstanding' grade in all areas in her last school for over a decade. Having worked as a Local and National Leader in Education and as an Executive Headteacher to bring about the best possible outcomes for all children. Rekha mentors and supports new headteachers and has particular expertise in leadership and management, raising standards in teaching, learning and assessment and strategic planning. Rekha was awarded the CBE for her services to education.

Key highlights
  • Mentoring and supporting new headteachers and governors with developing school strategic planning
  • Supporting leadership teams to improving teaching learning and assessment and developing robust pupil progress tracking systems
  • Supporting schools in acquiring awards including NACCE Challenge Award, Basic Skills Quality Mark, Leading Parent Partnership Award, and the Leading Aspect Award
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