Educational consultant
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Sara runs professional development for large and small groups and individuals (in the UK and abroad) on these topics:

  • Helping staff develop
  • Observation and oral and written feedback skills
  • Managing workload and improving worklife balance
  • Leading and managing professional development
  • Performance management
  • From good to outstanding - how to improve teaching and learning
  • Applying for Advanced Skills or Excellent Teacher status
  • Teaching gifted and talented children in the foundation stage
  • Induction of newly qualified teachers
  • Quality assuring induction provision
  • Early professional development
  • Support staff development
  • Using the framework of teacher standards
  • Keeping a professional portfolio
  • Managing behaviour for new staff
  • Coaching and mentoring
  • School self-evaluation
  • Chartered London Teacher status

She reviews people’s writing and is experienced in educational research and evaluation.

Here is a sample lesson observation form used by Sara in the classroom.

Read two conference papers:

From self-evaluation to school improvement: the importance of effective professional development

The Impact of induction on newly qualified teachers in England

Read a recent article in The Independent

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