Kestrel Consultants – Kevin Barton

As an international education consultant, Kevin Barton works at policy and practice levels in the UK, Europe, North America and the Middle East with schools, government agencies, NGO’s and corporate organisations as an expert trainer, bespoke consultant and author of resources. He has a particular interest in physical, creative and cultural education and leadership.

All of his work is designed to build confidence, competence and capacity within an organisation, working collaboratively to develop and deliver engaging, inter-active and thought provoking professional development that will have a lasting impact on the skills and practice of individuals and teams.

With over twenty years in schools as a teacher, subject leader and senior leader, Kevin’s work is based on a wealth of practical, first-hand experience.

From 2010 to 2016, Kevin was Executive Head of Achievement at the Youth Sport Trust, a leading UK and international education charity, where he led the Trust’s work on improving education outcomes in through the provision of high quality Physical Education, physical activity and sport.

Prior to this, he was a national adviser at the Qualifications and Curriculum Authority, the national agency responsible for the development of the National Curriculum and for the regulation of qualifications and examinations, where he led the organisation’s work in Physical and Arts Education.

Kevin is a Visiting Fellow at the University of Exeter, working within the Graduate School of Education, with a particular interest in student-led school transformation.

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Designed to build confidence, competence and capacity within an organisation, working collaboratively to develop and deliver engaging, inter-active and thought provoking professional development.

 

 

“A thought-provoking day with a lot of time spent clarifying our current situation and how to see a clear way forward”.

Plymouth Secondary School