Tutor, Northern Arts College, Middlesbrough

This was a very useful, expertly delivered and much appreciated session. Some valuable nuggets of information. I was able to contribute and have been challenged to make good and regular use of this information (not just end up in a carrier bag)!

Tutor, Northern Arts College, Middlesbrough

Lots of amazing information. Very informative presenter. Lots of additional reading and reference materials – gone away to read and learn more. Very inspiring. Lots of knowledge and really clear answers.

Tutor, Northern Arts College, Middlesbrough

The session gave clarity on grey areas within the new Education Inspection Framework (EIF). Working collaboratively and through open discussion meant we uncovered and discussed interesting/key issues/concerns. Instant straight answers to some of our questions. Brilliant session – felt positive about the experience of Ofsted rather than scared or intimidated as initially thought.

Caroline Miller, Service Manager, Adult Learning, Newcastle City Learning

We employed a range of consultants to support us in taking the new service forward and I first met Gillian about a year ago.  She came as part of a team working alongside managers to undertake our self-assessment.  It was very soon apparent that Gillian was highly focussed and would go the extra mile to […]

Sam Riley, Curriculum Manager, Newcastle City Learning

Gillian introduced the concept of video coaching as a tool to support and develop my team in which I have a mixture of experienced and newly qualified tutors. The initial training was extremely powerful and insightful and made me think about supporting my team in a different way. Being able to differentiate between mentoring and […]

Judith Doyle, CEO and Principal, Gateshead College

Gillian is a very knowledgeable and experienced Teaching and Learning specialist. She has worked in the FE and skills sector for many years and was a valuable member of our team at Gateshead College and had a very positive impact during her time with us. Gillian is a very effective coach and facilitator; she is […]

Hardus du Plessis, Employment and Skills Manager, Newcastle City Learning

Gillian was very instrumental in helping us set the coaching model up. She continued to support this process through direct consultations with individual coaches, and also input to the coaching team as a whole, and this continuous support has been very effective, to the point where our Coaching Model is now in place and coaches […]