Ian is an ex Headteacher responsible for outstanding outcomes at both the schools where he was in charge. An accredited and experienced School Improvement Partner Ian has a wealth of experience in many aspects of education covering all phases having also worked as Senior Improvement Manager within a local authority. Whilst in this role Ian also advised various DfE working parties on topics such as the implementation of the Steer Report (addressing behaviour management in schools), and improving outcomes for the most disadvantaged children and young people. Ian has also worked with and advised the Welsh Assembly specifically around improving the outcomes for Looked After Children.
Assessed as an outstanding leader Ian's recent work includes delivering leadership presentations and seminars/workshops to school leaders, addressing whole school improvement, as well as supporting and coaching headteachers, mentoring newly appointed headteachers and supporting governing bodies.
Ian is passionate about improving life chances for children and young people and whole school improvement; he is a conscientious, highly respected professional who delivers in an engaging manner whether the audience be NQT's, Heads, Governing Bodies or fellow consultants. A team player Ian also enjoys a nationwide reputation in the field of behaviour management.