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Maggie Parker
Leadership Safeguarding SEND

Maggie Parker

Maggie Parker is a former headteacher, educator and now chair of a Multi-Academy Trust.

Maggie Parker has numerous qualifications including a degree in Education, NPQH, NPQSI and a Post Graduate Certificate in Process Consultancy. From an initial career in television journalism Maggie went on to become a SEND lead.

She later became a headteacher, first in a church primary school and later a large inner city primary school. Maggie’s specialist areas are in supporting school leaders in primary education, special educational needs and music.

For the last five years she has been working as a School Improvement Partner for a local authority. She is a link advisor for the ‘Pathways to Success’ project for the Department for Education, as well as working as a coach for women in leadership for The Regional Schools Council.

Maggie Parker's Webinars

Catch-Up Curriculum: Curriculum Planning to Make Up for Lost Teaching Time - Primary Schools

  • Available On Demand

In this webinar, The National College will provide senior leaders, headteachers, curriculum and subject leads with practical advice and guidance on how schools can best prepare for a September return and successfully deliver DfE expectations on catch-up curriculum.

The Engagement Model: An Expert Review of the DfE Statutory Guidance

  • Available On Demand

On the 27th January, the DfE published The Engagement Model statutory draft guidance. This is mandatory for all primary schools and is equally relevant for all secondary schools. This new form of assessment helps schools meet their responsibilities in supporting pupils working below the national curriculum level, not involved in subject-specific study.

Understanding Ofsted ‘Deep Dives’ and the Role of Subject and School Leaders

  • Available On Demand

This webinar will help subject leads, school leaders and governors to understand what to expect from an Ofsted ‘deep dive’ and how schools can best prepare themselves.