John Pearce

John Pearce

John Pearce, creator of The iAbacus model for school improvement, is an inspirational, practical and sensitive freelance consultant and writer. Equally effective working with individuals...., or in a conferences setting, John provides high quality support for leaders and aspiring leaders who want to clarify their purpose, plan and evaluate for impact and build the capacity of colleagues. After a successful teaching and advisory career, including headship, John became Deputy Chief Inspector in Nottinghamshire and was one of the first Ofsted Inspectors to be trained. He started JP Consultancy in 1998 building a reputation working alongside colleagues in challenging schools and Children’s Services across the UK. His sense of humour and an enthusiasm for a healthy, work-life balance are strengthened by wider interests including blacksmithing and mountain climbing.

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It’s May 2014, and the education world continues to atomise into a bewildering complexity of mini systems, school types and quasi-commercial support. As we begin another run up to a too-close-to-call general election, we education professionals must gird up for the inevitable hectoring. The wind tunnel of derision will blizzard the usual stuff about standards, quality and behaviour at us – it must not blow us off track.

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