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Professional Activity in 2023

  • MAT - Director of School Improvement (secondary and primary) QA visits helping get positive Ofsted outcomes

  • Other MATs QA visits helping get positive Ofsted outcomes

  • Large university initial teacher training programmes, coaching and support helping get a very positive Ofsted outcome

  • Advice on curriculum to a Steiner Academy contributing to a very positive Ofsted outcome.

  • Participation in whole school reviews.

  • Conducting school safeguarding reviews.

  • Presentations to conferences of trainee teachers of economics and business.

  • Presentation at University of Essex on ‘Becoming an Economics Teacher’.

  • Expert at  ‘The Expert Surgery: Understanding the Process of your Ofsted Inspection’ for Westminster Insight.

  • Presentation on Careers Education to West Berkshire LEP at University of Reading.

  • Contributed written and oral evidence to Lord Jim Knight’s ‘Beyond Ofsted’ report.

  • Contributed written and oral evidence to  the House of Commons Education Select Committee investigation into Ofsted.

  • Presentation to Research Society Conference, Salzburg: ‘The English Approach to School Inspection’.

  • Presentation to SIATE (social inclusion of adults through entrepreneurship) at the 'Institute for Business Teaching' at the University of Education in Freiburg, Germany: ‘Can entrepreneurship education and work-related learning actually re-enforce disadvantage?’

  • Participation in HMI panel discussion: Ofsted - Where are we and where are we heading? at ‘Rethinking Education ‘ Conference 2023.

  • Presentation at AEEE (Association for European Economics Education) Conference, Leeuwarden, Netherlands:  ‘Inspection of teacher training in a case study of how government can enforce an ideological’.

  • Presentation at AEEE (Association for European Economics Education) Conference, Leeuwarden, Netherlands: ‘Deja vue all over again- a brief history of attempts in England to deliver financial education’.

  • Chair the Education Conferences UK: ‘Preparing for School Inspection Conference 2023.’

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