Jo believes that education transforms lives. She has led major action research projects focused on learning and innovation to ensure that staff remain equipped with the right skills and are motivated to achieve the very best for students; whatever their age, background, or starting points.
Jo has a MA in Education and Management, and completed the Association of Colleges Senior Leadership Management programme. She is an active member of a schools’ Governing Body and Vice-Chair of the Institute of Directors Staff Development Committee. Jo also worked on the “I Will Mentoring and Shadowing programme” collaborating on the design and implementation plans for increasing female representation at senior levels of the Government of Jersey.
Jo has worked in education in London and in Jersey. Her career is characterised by a track record of breaking down barriers to achievement for staff and students. Jo worked in finance and volunteered abroad before entering education.