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    Over 300 providers have directly benefited from Christine’s input and expertise. It’s not just what Christine does that delivers such significant results for clients, but the way she does it that gets the best out of people at every level.

    Here’s just some of the feedback Christine has received over the past ten years from clients she's worked with.


    What clients say about Christine’s training events

    ‘Christine came to our College to deliver Equality Training for our Curriculum staff. We received excellent feedback from staff, Christine was not only knowledgeable, but able to put across in an engaging delivery style the subject matter. I would have no hesitation in recommending her for any organisation wanting to make a difference'.
    Greg Wood, Staff Development Manager, Leicester College

    ‘Dr Rose is the expert in her field and the best I have come across in the field of diversity in further education. Her knowledge and approach always engage her audiences’.
    Anna Openshaw, Director HR, College North West London

    ‘Dr Christine's training is of the highest quality within this field and has been invaluable in ensuring best practice is promoted within Bournville College’.
    Shelley Phelan, E&D Manager, Bournville College

    ‘Christine is an outstanding trainer who has a thorough knowledge of her subject. The training sessions that she has delivered received excellent feedback from our staff and had a very positive impact. I am very happy to recommend Christine as a high quality trainer’.
    James Myhill, Head of HR and Professional Development, Great Yarmouth College  

    ‘Christine’s training sessions are well-received by staff and are very interesting and informative. I have worked with Christine in a variety of educational settings and can wholeheartedly recommend her'.
    Philip Elliott, Deputy Principal, Brooke House Sixth Form College

    ‘Christine provides excellent training based on up to date detailed knowledge of Equality and Diversity in practice’.
    Reg Smith, ACER (Association of Colleges in the Eastern Region

    ‘Dr Christine Rose is an expert in her field and an excellent trainer’.
    Rose Turner, Principal, Banbury College 

    And here are just a few of the numerous positive comments on training evaluation forms:

    ‘Fabulous course with a superb speaker, knowledgeable and very practice orientated’.
    Sarah Riding, Blackpool and the Flyde College

    ‘One of the best training days I've been on. Excellent presenter, knowledgeable and focussed’.
    Sue Pattison, Director of Equality, Stockton Riverside College

    ‘Insightful, thought provoking, reflective. Enjoyed every minute’.
    Richard Deane, Assistant Principal, The Sheffield College, and Ofsted Associate Inspector

    ‘Lots of valuable information and initiatives to take back’.
    Chris Cox, Head of Faculty, St. Mary's College, Blackburn

    ‘Christine, as always, knows her stuff inside out – a real expert’.
    Paul Riley, Vice Principal, Worthing College

    ‘An excellent course that highlights exactly what should be in your organisation’.
    Julia Baroe, East Riding College

    ‘First time I’ve been on a course where I have come away with a useful toolkit, and all my concerns answered’
    Debbie Bellfield, Worcester Sixth Form College

    ‘Lots of real life scenarios demonstrated genuine knowledge of trainer’.
    Julie Osbourne City Bristol College

    ‘Absolutely brilliant! This event was full of info and ideas’.
    Tamasine Penford, West Notts College

    ‘A wonderful interactive event run by a very friendly and extremely competent trainer’.
    James Levy West Notts College

    ‘Mixture of group work, presentation and stimulus material was outstanding. Excellent training’.
    Jenny Car, Assistant Principal, Rochdale VI Form College


    What clients say about Christine’s consultancy services

    ‘Christine’s help was invaluable in helping us to identify ways we could further improve our practice at the College. Plotting through the learners journey from admission all the way through into the classroom, led us to amend policy, practice and staff development and to really embed E&D into our teaching and learning.’
    June Morrow, Director, Walsall College

    ‘Dr Christine Rose has supported the College with the embedding of Equality and Diversity throughout the organisation. She is tenacious, expert, has high expectations and a real passion for E and D
    Ela Owen, Head of Quality, Oxford and Cherwell Valley College

    ‘Dr Rose has provided excellent services to the college. She provided detailed support and guidance to meet her brief
    Sue Coole, Director, South East Essex College

    ‘Chris has acted as a consultant for us on many occasions. Her vast knowledge of disability, equality and inclusion has been invaluable in advice and direction… Her skills as a project leader include good verbal and written communication, organisational, analytical and public speaking. With these combined skills she is able to deliver projects to a high standard with considerable outcomes’.
    Pat Brennan-Barrett, Vice Principal, Havering College

    ‘Thank you for such an interesting and informative few days – not only in terms of Equality and Diversity but also in leading meetings, using analytical skills and imparting difficult information without crushing egos’.
    Kate Ayres, Programme Director, Oxford & Cherwell Valley College

    ‘Christine provided invaluable support in developing our single equalty scheme and action plan. She has been a source of expert advice to the University’.
    Dr Peter Briggs, Principal of Southlands College and Adviser to the Vice Chancellor, Roehampton University

    ‘Christine has worked with staff at all levels of the College over an extended period to redevelop our equality and diversity policy and practice. She has delivered very well-received training to governors, senior managers, teaching and support staff. Her knowledge is bang up to date and she is able to translate sometimes complex material into workable models for staff. She became a source of expert advice for staff and particularly managers in key roles. Her approach is good humoured, business like and task driven but with the needs of learners her uppermost concern’.
    Cliff Hall, Deputy Principal, North East Surrey College of Technology

    ‘Her work with us, including her supportive advice, has been invaluable in helping us focus further improvements in this area’.
    Remley Mann, Vice Principal, King Edward Sixth Form College

    ‘Her knowledge and understanding of equality requirements and best practice is unparalleled and she very effectively departs this information through her helpful and supportive manner’.
    Jenny Brooker, Northbrook College

    ‘Christine has a passion and great depth of understanding of equality and diversity, but her real skill is her ability to communicate this to others and develop their practice. A true professional who genuinely has impact’.
    Lesley Donoghue, Principal, Reading College

    ‘Christine is a highly professional and knowledgeable expert in equality and diversity issues. She provided my last organisation with training for managers with varying degrees of knowledge of their responsibilities under equality legislation as well as supported the HR team on updating recruitment practices and HR policies to reflect recent legislative changes. In all cases she explained the issues clearly and received excellent feedback’.
    Carol Oxlade, HR Consultant

    ‘Christine is very knowledgeable on E&D, a real expert who delivers to a high standard and gives excellent practical advice’.
    Simon O’Hear, Director of HR, Capel Manor College

    ‘I would recommend Dr Christine Rose to any college/organisation wanting E&D training or consultancy. Her knowledge and expertise is second to none’.
    Angela Hughes, Deputy Assistant Principal, Cambridge Regional College

    ‘Working with Christine Rose was a very useful and beneficial experience both for me and also the staff that she helped to train. Christine has a very clear, but supportive communication style which enables her to be able to put across her points in an excellent manner’.
    Lorraine Styles, Senior Director of Quality and Staff Development, North East Surrey College of Technology (NESCOT)

    ‘We found Dr Rose to have extensive knowledge of her subject area, resulting in a comprehensive action plan being created. The value of this consultation was only too evident during our recent Ofsted inspection, allowing us to achieve a fantastic result in Equality and Diversity. Dr Rose has tremendous work ethic, offering advice and guidance from policy making to delivery. We really did value her guidance'.
    Martin Darby, Quality Manager, Raytheon

    ‘Dr Rose has acted as a consultant for the College on many occasions over the last 5 years. With her extensive knowledge of the subject area the College has received first class advice and direction on both operational and strategic areas. Her contribution to the work undertaken by the College is underpinned by the effective demonstration of advanced interpersonal skills such as the ability to provide clear verbal and written communication. Dr Rose has proved to be invaluable in supporting the College to progress equality and diversity’.
    Dennis Francis, Head of Equality and Diversity, City and Islington

    ‘Christine has met with many teams across college to help them understand how Equality and Diversity issues affect how they work. She has closely examined our processes and procedures and helped us establish a culture that is inclusive and non-discriminatory. She helped us redesign our Admissions process, our process for students to obtain the learning support they need and our Student Referral procedure. She has delivered training to Senior Managers, Curriculum Managers, Advanced Practitioners, the Additional Support team, Human Resources and our Marketing team. Throughout the time we have been working with Chris she has acted as our guide and mentor. The work she has done with us has had a real impact on the experience of our students. It has also given staff clear guidelines and considerably raised their awareness. We consider her to be a valued friend’.
    Lis Bates, Director, Chichester College

    ‘Her personal motivation to provide an extremely high quality service, whatever the subject matter, is second to none. She has extensive experiences of services related to equality and diversity. Organisations regularly re-book Christine’s services. She is highly organised, she has excellent communication skills and her interpersonal skills are second to none’.
    Fiona Mackenzie, Consultancy and Training Manager, Association of Colleges

    ‘Christine gave us valuable insight into the challenges that the ACL sector faces around E&D’.
    Alan Carter-Davies, Workers' Educational Association

    ‘Dr Christine Rose has worked as a specialist consultant and trainer in the field of equality, several times for The Sheffield College . She has expert knowledge, presents key information in a clear and accessible way and achieves excellent outcomes. I am very pleased to recommend her as an expert practitioner and education consultant’.
    Dr Sue Mullins, Professional Development Manager, The Sheffield College

    'A thought provoking and well-rounded delivery. The activities were sharp, timely and insightful. All in all, it has challenged us to reflect and review our own practice. A must have for every school who wants to drive inclusion forward'.
    Bola Macarthy, Assistant Principal, Oasis Academy Enfield

    ‘Christine has a been a central member of the team that has delivered major national and regional programmes of support on the Disability Discrimination Act, making major contributions to the planning, delivery and evaluation of the contracts. She has a deep knowledge and understanding of managing change and promoting equality. Her organisational and project management skills are exceptional, with close attention to detail. The evaluations of sessions delivered by Christine are outstanding and she has worked collaboratively and effectively with a range of colleagues. I can recommend Christine without hesitation’.
    Sally Faraday, Research Manager, Learning and Skills Network

    ‘Christine has worked with Skill on both direct and partnership projects. She has undertaken the role of project manager on Skills for Life Quality Improvement, trainer and facilitator for staff development in areas including the Disability Discrimination Act, disability disclosure and risk assessment, and has written many guides and documents. She can support staff development in the areas of problem solving and change management to assist organisations to identify and achieve goals. She has an excellent understanding of equality issues in relation to education. We would have no hesitation in recommending her’.
    Barbara Waters, Chief Executive for Skill: National Bureau for Students


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