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Jackie Beere, Head teacher at Campion School, Northants until 2006, is now a consultant, trainer and School Improvement Partner. She spent three years as an Advanced Skills Teacher leading and implementing innovative Teaching and Learning initiatives including KS3 and 4 Learning to Learn and Thinking Skills programmes. She was awarded the OBE in November 2002 for services to education, having trained many teachers and school leaders in the latest theory and practice of learning to learn and emotional intelligence. She introduced Learning to Learn through Opening Minds, a competency-based curriculum at her school in 2006, after a two year pilot project proved very successful.
Jackie is also a qualified Neuro-Linguistic Practitioner and an Associate Tutor at Leicester University, where she created an MBA module in 'The Effective Management of Teaching and Learning'. She has written several books including 'Creating the Learning School', with associates from Leicester University, and has contributed several articles in leading educational publications such as Headship Matters and The Journal for the College of Teachers.
She is a School Improvement Partner, working in Cambridgeshire and Warwickshire and an Assessor for Advanced Skills Teachers/Excellent Teachers. Recent consultancy includes working for the National College for School Leadership on a project to redesign Headship and facilitating the development of an 11-19 federation in Leicestershire. Jackie also works for the Campaign for Learning on their Advisory Board and as an Associate Director of Learning to Learn, embedding best practice throughout the UK.