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  1. General Information
  2. Profile
  3. Recent Contracts
  4. Experience and Expertise
  5. Recent Clients
  6. Summary of Employment History
  7. Other Interests
  8. Qualifications

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General Information:

Mobile number: 07973 362353
Email address: margaret@margaretdavey.com

Profile:

An education specialist with a background of achieving change in the provision of adult learning. Experienced in leading complex institutions, motivating and bringing out skills in individuals and disparate teams. With a strong focus on business practices and quality, she has substantially improved the performance of the organisations she has led.

She is currently using her skills to assist senior managers in the process of quality improvement and the management of change and to research and write up good practice for wider dissemination. She is an experienced contributor at Board level both nationally and locally.

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Experience and Expertise:

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Summary of Employment History:

2004 - Self-employed Independent consultant, specialising in business improvement, organisational review and strategic and change management, leadership programmes
1996 - 2004 Chief Executive Principal City Lit, London: 14m turnover college with 23,000 students, employing 1,000 staff, achieving "Beacon" status; 21m new build project in 2004
1989 - 1996 Head of Service Head of Continuing Education and Training (CETS) for London Borough of Croydon; 134 staff, 18,000 students
1983 - 1989 Adult Education Organiser London Borough of Croydon LEA
1975 - 1983 Deputy Principal Mole Valley Adult Education Institute, Surrey County Council
1973 - 1975 Head of Languages Dorking Institute, Surrey County Council
1960 - 1975 Partner Large dairy and arable farm
1959 - 1960 Assistant Education Department, Hispanic Council

Other Interests:

2005 - Governor & Vice Chair East Surrey College
2009 - Chair Surrey Lifelong Learning Partnership
2009 - Fellow Chartered Management Institute

Qualifications:

University of Surrey MSc in Educational Studies, specialising in Management of Change
Garnett College Postgraduate Diploma in Educational Management
Garnett College Postgraduate Diploma in Further Education
Royal Society of Arts Diploma in Teaching Foreign Languages to Adults