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Meena Wood, Mrs

Researcher and author at N/A

Meena Kumari Wood FRSA, MBA; a former HMI (Ofsted) works across the British and International Education sectors. She held senior leadership positions in English schools and Further education colleges; notably, Principal of a secondary academy and Principal of an Adult College. As former adviser to the DfE and currently, as International Education Consultant, her insights reflect the importance of placing learners’ aspirations and needs at the heart of curriculum. Currently, she conducts in-school reviews, specialising in curriculum, pedagogy, assessment, leadership and training for inspection in the UK. She hosts International webinars and in addition, has worked closely with Indian schools over the last six years on more effective continuous assessment systems, in line with the National Indian Curriculum framework. She has authored two books Assessment of Prior Learning & Bilingual Learners (1995) and Secondary Curriculum Transformed: Enabling All to Achieve ( Routledge to be published November 2020). The forthcoming Secondary Curriculum Transformed argues for an equitable and diverse knowledge and skills based English curriculum ( 11-19), preparing young people for the changing global landscape of society and employment. She is currently Chair of ClimateED; an educational charity working with schools to raise environmental awareness. Her voluntary work included training for teachers in the slum schools in India.

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