Qualifications and CPD


1997 – awarded BA (Gen.) European History, Wilfrid Laurier University, Canada

2000 – awarded BA (Hons.) Combined Studies, Sheffield Hallam University

2001 – awarded Post Graduate Certificate in Education (PGCE-Primary), Sheffield Hallam University

2010 – awarded Early Years Professional Status, University of Northampton

2014 – Post-Graduate Diploma in Integrated Provision for Children and Families in Early Years, Pen Green  ResearchBase/University of Leicester

Recent Training & Continued Professional Development

Sightlines Initiative forum (online), July 2020

Child Protection and Neglect, Kinderly (online), September 2020

Mental Health in Schools, Anna Freud Centre, London, August 2020

Working Towards Trauma Informed Practice conference, Northamptonshire, January 2019

Designated Safeguarding Lead Refresher training, Northamptonshire, November 2018

GDPR online training, June 2018

Freedom Facilitator Training, Birmingham, November 2017

Domestic Violence Awareness, Northampton, October 2017

Drug and Substance Abuse Awareness, Northampton, October 2017



17 March, 2015  Troubled Families to Early Help Families – 2015 to 2020,  Northamptonshire County Council

12 March, 2015  Child Sexual Exploitation Awareness training, Barnardos for Northamptonshire Safeguarding Children Board

24 February, 2015  Making Children Safer event, Northamptonshire County Council

29 January, 2015 Safeguarding in Early Years Conference, Cambridgeshire County Council

16 January, 2015 Children in Early Years in Local Authority Care Conference, Northamptonshire County Council

11 December, 2014  Designated Safeguarding Lead Refresher Training, Northamptonshire County Council