Charmaine Roche is an effective and experienced organisational consultant with 30 years experience in the education sector. She has extensive experience of senior leadership roles having led and managed large schools in challenging circumstances. With international consultancy experience and Conference presentation, including some specific to education systems within the Gulf, she has experience of all levels of the Education system and is comfortable in any setting.
As a Director of Services Limited, she leads the Services2Education Division and participates in consultancy projects in the public and private sectors in the UK and internationally. She is an Associate Trainer with the education sector specialist, Creative Education, and has been consistently rated good to outstanding in course evaluations. Clients value her expertise as well as her ability to respond to their needs adapting and tailoring her advice and support accordingly.
She is calm, non-judgemental and able to manage relations with a range of stakeholders; understanding the need to lead by influencing and bringing people along on the basis of clarity of vision, values and strong moral purpose.
Charmaine has status as a Specialist Leader in Education, awarded in February 2012 by the National College of Teaching and Leadership. She also has experience as a Paul Hamlyn Fellow and Teaching Coach with the University of the First Age (UFA).
With many years membership of the Association of School and College Leaders (ASCL) and the Association for Achievement and Improvement through Assessment (AAIA), she is also an accredited member and Director Designate of The Society for Education Consultants SEC), and a member of The Association for Coaching (AC).
Charmaine has presented papers on aspects of Education policy and pedagogy, Leadership and management, and evaluation of school effectiveness to meetings of teachers, School Leaders and Local Government Officers, as well as presenting and leading Workshop sessions at the Annual Conference of the British Educational Research Association and other similar professional bodies. She has presented papers in Athens, and been a key member of a European Community study visit/project to assist the Greek Employment Service transform its operations and improve efficiency and effectiveness.