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PROF. GERAINT JONES 
EDUCATIONAL CONSULTANT

BIOGRAPHY


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Professor Geraint Jones was formerly Dean of the School of Education at the University of Buckingham from 2014 until 2018.  Under his leadership, the School of Education became one of the largest providers of postgraduate teacher training in the United Kingdom.  It was also a leading institution for headteacher and school leadership training and delivered the country’s most popular Master’s degree in Educational Leadership.

He was previously Director of Education at Cognita Schools Group, Europe's largest independent school provider, overseeing the quality of educational provision in some 45 schools in the UK and abroad. Prior to joining Cognita, Geraint was Head of Quinton House School in Northamptonshire, which became one of England's highest performing schools.

A former Ofsted-accredited school inspector, Geraint has also worked as Vice-Principal of a large secondary school in Wiltshire and has held Head of Department and Modern Foreign Languages teaching positions in similar schools.

In 2002 Geraint founded the acclaimed ‘Wake and Shake’ programme, an internationally-recognised programme of physical education for school children, now practised in schools across the world. He has advised a number of education ministries, most notably in the UK, Singapore and Abu Dhabi. Geraint was also the representative for education in London’s successful bid to host the 2012 Olympic Games.  

Geraint contributes regularly in the UK media on educational issues. 

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