Areas of specialism: Behavioural Management
Dr Jacques Mostert is currently a Student Progress Leader at a large comprehensive school in East London. He works at the front line of behaviour management and does consulting on positive behaviour strategies for teaching and learning, working with disruptive adolescents and Behavioural, Emotional and Social Difficulties. Jacques publications include work on cross-curricular approaches to behaviour change in HIV/Aids awareness and he is the author of the blog Working with Disruptive Adolescents. He has been guest lecturer at the University of Johannesburg’s department for Educational Psychology. Jacques current research focusses on academic peer mentoring and Making Positive Choices.
Areas of specialism: Modern Foreign Languages
Janev Mehmet-Christofides has been involved in Education for over twenty years. Having worked in a number of challenging schools, as a teacher, trainer and senior leader with a specialist focus on Modern Foreign Languages ( MFL) . She has had an impact on school improvement within LAs on both primary and secondary based strategies, and has supported head teachers internationally through coaching, school improvement projects and inspection programmes. Janev is Section 5 trained and inspects primary, secondary, and special school settings as well as ITE and independent schools. Since 2008, Janev has also been involved in International projects in the UAE, working with both public and private schools. She has knowledge of Arabic and the UAE education system.
Areas of specialism: Senior Leadership Development and Curriculum Reviews
Susan Sutton is currently Principal Advisor in East London Schools and has lead the service for all Secondary Schools, All-through and Special School improvement, consultancy, advisors and specialist consultants. She has been responsible for Local Authority improvement interventions in Schools in categories or at risk of adverse inspection judgements. Susan has worked as a senior leader in 3 schools and an advisor in three local authorities. As a member of the founding team of the Secondary National Strategies, and as a Regional Director for London, she lead or contributed to many of the seminal publications in English, Pedagogy and Assessment for Learning. Susan has worked as a school inspector, a SIP across both primary and secondary phases, She is skilled in data analysis, improvement planning, working with Leadership teams and coaching classroom teachers. Susan has also delivered training to a wide range of audiences
Areas of specialism: Phonics & Early Language Development