Projects

Date

Portfolio

Client

June 2019 - Ongoing

Advising on education policy, and strategy for engaging with stakeholders as the company scales.

Leading on the roll-out in Greater Manchester, the first expansion outside of London. 

Advising on children’s safeguarding implementation and training. Internal professional development, comms, social media and local market.

Zen Educate

Software startup and certified Social Enterprise providing an online platform connecting school and teachers directly.

To date schools working with Zen have made savings over of £1m in wasted agency fees.

March 2020

Ontological Coaching and Leadership in Action programme with author Alan Sieler.

Three day workshop with participants from business, education and academia hosted in Manchester.

helenmgconsulting

March 2019 - Ongoing

Leadership Development Programme including transition and change, decision making processes, coaching, emotional learning, school based projects and The Real World Group 360 Leadership Diagnostics.

10 Participants in cohort 1 and a further 10 beginning autumn 2020.

Bolton School

An independent day school, Greater Manchester.

Contributing to an overall strategy to develop sustainable leadership capacity and capability within the existing team.

2019 - Ongoing

School Principal and Multi- Academy Trust CEO appraisals.

Using and Appreciative Enquiry approach alongside scenario and strategic planning and based in Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development.

2018 - Ongoing

Chair of the DfE Initial Teacher Training Expansion Pilot, North West.

Prestolee MAT

This pilot project has increased local access to teacher training in Oldham and Knowsley where recruiting new teachers has been challenging. Success of the project recognised by the DfE.

2017 - 2020

New Headteacher Leadership Development Programme including Real World Group 360 Leadership Diagnostics.

Tameside MBC

Fifteen new headteachers engaged in this supported programme. 

2016 - Ongoing

Individual coaching clients, transformational and executive leadership coaching.

Individual clients of helenmconsulting

2019 - Ongoing

Leading the Regional Network Leadership for National Leaders of Governance.

Ensuring policy updates and shared and being implemented.

Greater Manchester Learning Partnership and The Teaching School Council, Lancashire and West Yorkshire.

2019

Ontological Coaching and Leadership in Action programme with author Alan Sieler.

Participants from business, coaching and engineering engaged in three day workshop hosted in Yorkshire. 

helenmgconsulting

 

2019

Inaugural Black Sea Schools Federation teacher conference. 

Leading workshops including:

  • Leadership development

  • Coaching

  • Children’s safeguarding

  • Emotional Learning 

2019

TEDx conference speaker

'Cultivating Courage and Compassion in Leadership' 

The American University of Kuwait

2019

Futures and scenario planning for collaborative services for children with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities.

Workshop for multi-professional teams working through a clear process leading to informed decision making to ensure constructive and focussed strategy.

Oldham and Tameside MBC's

2018 - 2019

Specialist  school Led Initial Teacher Training Research Project. Initiated, planned and developed a research project into the effectiveness and impact of specialist school led initial teacher training across Lancashire and West Yorkshire.

Greater Manchester Learning Partnership, Lancashire and West Yorkshire Teaching Schools

2018

Multi Academy Trust transition programme

6 month programme working with leadership teams of expanding multi-academy trusts to grow leadership understanding, insight, skills and capacity. 

The Dunham Trust

 

2018

Professional development for the leadership team including workshops:

  • Leadership, transitions and change

  • Coaching

  • Children’s Safeguarding

 

The British International School, Tbilisi

2018

Professional development for the leadership team including:

 

  • Leadership transitions and change

  • 360 Leadership Diagnostics,

  • Coaching

  • Children’s safeguarding

The British School, Kathmandu, Nepal

2018

Compassion Summit. 

Keynote speaker and workshops including:

Self compassion

Emotional Learning

 

Children and young people from schools across the Middle East.

The American School, Amman, Jordan

2017 - 2019

Implementing Department for Education Strategy for regional system leadership for school improvement.

Teaching School Council Lancashire and West Yorkshire

2017

Multi Academy Trust transition programme.

6 month programme working with leadership teams of expanding multi-academy trusts to grow leadership understanding, insight, skills and capacity.

Lime Tree Primary Academy.

 

2017

Scenario and Strategic Planning for MAT and CEO leaders.

Manchester Teaching School Alliance

2017

School Led Initial Teacher Training Research Project. Initiated, planned and developed a research project into the effectiveness and impact of school led initial teacher training in Greater Manchester since 2012.

Greater Manchester Learning Partnership

2016

Leadership development for the leadership team workshops including:

  • Leadership, transitions and change

  • Coaching

  • Working with stakeholders

  • Children’s safeguarding 

The British School, Kathmandu, Nepal

 

2016

Change Leadership Workshop

Everyone Learning Teaching School Alliance

2016

Futures and scenario planning consultancy

Exploring the future of Initial Teacher Training

Three workshops working through a clear process leading to informed decision making to ensure constructive and focussed strategy. Includes comms strategy and developing action plans for implementation.

Sheffield Hallam University

2016

Multi Academy Trust transition programme

6 month programme working with leadership teams of expanding multi-academy trusts to grow leadership understanding, insight, skills and capacity.

Prestolee Multi Academy Trust