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Michelle Howard

Michelle Howard

With over twenty-five years of progressive experience within Education and the private sector and one of only a handful of non-teaching staff to be awarded the National Professional Qualification for Headship, Michelle has experience of primary, secondary, further and higher education. She is an accomplished specialist in leadership and management, marketing and business development.

Having worked at senior leader level, with multiple schools under her remit, she has built up a great level of expertise implementing change initiatives and developing new practices and procedures in light of national best practice and government guidelines. She has developed initiatives which have established support teams to be at the core of an organisations growth and has promoted the role that support teams play as professionals. She understands the mechanisms that work within a school to support development.

Michelle has an award-winning record of building long-term relationships and has gained substantial funding to improve educational outcomes. She has led and contributed to substantial partnerships including a partnership between education, health, local government, and third sector organisations to deliver an educational project that won a Guardian Newspaper Innovation in Partnership Healthcare Award. Judges praised it for its innovation and contribution to the future of both education and healthcare.

Michelle Howard's Webinars

Meeting Staffing and Employment Requirements in Line with DfE Guidance for 2021-22

  • Available On Demand

Webinar Duration: 1 hour 11 minutes (approx.) This webinar will provide headteachers, senior leaders, HR managers and governors with practical advice on implementing guidance from the DfE on staffing and employment, to inform decision-making in these areas, aligned with statutory duties.

Reforms to Teacher Development: How the DfE Aim to Deliver World-Class Teacher Development

  • Available On Demand

Webinar Duration: 31 minutes (approx.) This webinar will provide all school leaders, staff and governors with a walkthrough of the reforms to teacher development being introduced by the DfE at every stage of their career.

Achieving Support Staff Excellence: The Improvement Planning Process

  • Available On Demand

In this webinar, education expert and leadership and management trainer, Michelle Howard, explains how schools can encourage a culture of support staff development and how, through building, developing and nurturing the skills and capabilities of your support teams, this will enable your school to achieve whole school improvement.