Mental Health and Wellbeing Consultant, The Education People
Kelly puts wellbeing at the heart of education. She is an award-winning motivational speaker and school improvement advisor, consultant, published author and founder of 'Family Matters' empowerment programme. Kelly has worked systemically with some of the most challenging communities by supporting students and families, with the intervention to thrive from adversities. She advises in the development of staff wellbeing to prevent teacher retention and embeds purposeful strategies to support leader's emotional health. Kelly is an advocate for Senior Mental Health Leads and helps drive development processes forward, whilst creating outstanding outcomes and awards for many organisations. She is a trailblazer within the Wellbeing Lead Network for supporting pastoral teams. Her work is recognised by the DfE, NCB, The Anna Freud Centre and The Education Support Partnership as a lead influencer of mental health and wellbeing in education. Kelly has recently led on the DFE Wellbeing for Education Return Programme within Kent County Council with whole school and setting approaches for mental health and wellbeing.