Julia is a highly regarded school improvement consultant, trainer and key note speaker. Until 2015 she was Director of Education and Inspections at Tribal Education, responsible for the development of school improvement training and CPD programmes. As a successful head teacher in primary and special education and a school lead inspector, Julia has also worked closely with Ofsted. She was awarded her Doctorate in 2005 for her work on inclusion and school improvement. Setting up her own company in 2015, she has developed a suite of training courses for schools and LAs that enhance and develop a schools’ internal capacity to improve and fully reflect the recent changes within UK education. She also works in delivering school improvement, and effectiveness consultancy and training throughout the UK, USA, Singapore, Malaysia and the Middle East, as well as working as a critical friend to schools, particularly those struggling to improve. She is most proud of the positive impact her work is having on improving teachers, middle and senior leaders’ professional and personal skills.
Julia was appointed as a Trustee of Young Epilepsy in February 2015.