Forward thinking with Karen Powell

Effective School Governance will ensure that your Governing Body or Trust Board is efficient and effective and secures evidence of school impact.

With over 20 years' experience in school improvement, specialising in governance support and development, leadership and safeguarding, we can offer a range of services designed to meet your needs.
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Online training

Train at a time that suits you. Our course platform is designed to work on desktop, tablet and mobile so you can train however and wherever you want.


Face-to-face training

Due to the current COVID-19 restrictions, the majority of our courses are conducted online using Microsoft Teams or Zoom. To book onto a course please follow the link below.
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About Karen Powell

Passionate about governance, Karen feels it has always been a privilege to work with dedicated governors, assisting them in developing knowledge, skills and evidence.
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What our clients say...

By using a range of resources and skills, and in less than six months, she transformed membership and their working practices, built confidence and raised effectiveness. As a new head I felt supported. We were delighted to secure a good judgement in the subsequent Ofsted Inspection.

Sarah-Jane Tustain, Headteacher, Plympton St Maurice Primary School
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