Alison started teaching in Birmingham schools in 1983 and continued to work in a range of schools in various roles, including leadership positions until 2006. She then spent five years with Birmingham Local Authority as a National Strategies Consultant and school improvement advisor, specialising in English, leadership and delivering professional development.
After completing headship roles, Alison joined DRB as an educational advisor, serving schools in many local authorities from Hereford to Hull!
Since 2018, Alison has worked as an independent educational advisor (ALS Primary Learning), supporting schools in various ways in school improvement, headteacher performance management and curriculum/leadership development.
Alison has delivered many successful courses and programmes for Birmingham Catholic Primary Partnership.
Focus: Support Group Meeting
For: Middle leaders
Preparing for and managing difficult conversations when holding staff to account.