Dr. Geraldine Rowe studied Occupational Psychology before training as a teacher then as an Educational Psychologist. She has over thirty years’ experience working with teachers, pupils and parents in mainstream and special schools and FE colleges. She has managed teams of EPs and Behaviour Support and Attendance professionals in Hillingdon and Hertfordshire and managed the Parent Partnership scheme for Essex County Council, where she worked as an EP.  She also spent a year on the Senior Leadership Team of a newly opened alternative provision Free School (secondary) in Harrow. Geraldine was recently awarded a doctorate from UCL Institute of Education for a thesis on teachers’ experiences of democracy in primary and middle school classrooms.


phone: 07831 770 346

Kate Barnes is a qualified primary school teacher with a Masters Degree in Pedagogy. Her post-graduate training and experience teaching in democratic schools abroad gave Kate a strong foundation in, and passion for, democratic and collaborative teaching, and she was instrumental in promoting this pedagogy throughout an academy trust on her return to the UK. In addition to classroom teaching in the UK, Sweden and Switzerland Kate has worked as an accredited member of the education outreach team of the Royal Shakespeare Company facilitating 5-11 year olds to understand and perform adapted versions of Shakespeare plays. More recently Kate has been working for a local authority Children’s Services Welfare team.   Kate is also a qualified mentor for newly qualified and student teachers.

Please contact via Geraldine Rowe (above)