Director, Educational Training & Development.
Specialist expertise: Educational training and leadership support, curriculum design, behaviour management, character education, school improvement projects.
Nikki has extensive experience working in education, mainly with young people presenting with challenging behaviour or disengaging from education. She always looks at the bigger picture and works in partnership with leadership teams and staff to facilitate practical and sustainable approaches to improve policy and practice.
Nikki has delivered sustainable educational projects to improve young peoples' confidence and motivation to engage in education. This is an area that Nikki is passionate about and she believes that young people at risk of exclusion or not achieving, must access timely and effective support and intervention.
Over the years, Nikki has worked on large scale projects to reduce exclusions, improve behaviour and raise attendance in an entire local authority; designing and delivering a Department for Education Behaviour Improvement Programme and whole-school behaviour reviews and action planning which have led to OFSTED improvements and recognition.