Eileen Owens

Personal details

Email:

eo276@exeter.ac.uk

Nationality:

British

Education

1982-1984:

University of Lancaster

MA Language Studies

1980-1981:

Unversity of Liverpool

B.Ed (Hons), Sociology and Education

1972-1975:

University of Lancaster Edge Hill College

Certificate in Education (Early Years and Primary), Sociology and Education ‚Äč

 

Professional/research experience

2014 - 2015:

United Arab Emirates

Education Consultant to: Price Waterhouse Coopers (PwC) UAE and UAE Minstry of Education


2008 - 2014:

United Arab Emirates

Principal consultant: Dubai Knowledge and Human Development Authority (KHDA); Programme Director: Ministry of Education school evaluation and improvement programme


2006 - 2008:

Qatar

Senior Consultant school improvement and local capacity building: Supreme Education Council (SEC)


2000 - 2006:

UK

Director and owner, thelea.com ltd, an independent education consultancy: Development and delivery of professional development to school leaders, public and independent schools, UK & international; development of training and support for school governors; lead consultant Department for Education; lead quality assurance consultant Teacher Training Agency; school improvement adviser Priory Education

1997 - 2000:

UK Knowsley Education Authority

Senior Adviser (English and school leadership), regional manager for the UK National Literacy Strategy.


1996 - 1997:

UK Edge Hill University College

Senior Tutor, primary education and English


1991 - 1996:

UK Lancashire Education Authority

Deputy headteacher and headteacher (primary)


1975 - 1991:

UK Sefton Education Authoritiy

Various teaching and leadership posts: class teacher (primary), subject leader (English), Special Educational Needs Coordinator (SENCo) and local authority advisory teacher for Special Educational Needs.