Councillor Norma Redfearn
/ Independent Governor
Norma has a Bachelor of Philosophy from Newcastle University
and was a teacher for 30 years.
She has experience in both primary and secondary schools with 14 years as a head teacher and four years as an educational advisor, and then consultant.
is a regular guest speaker at local and national conferences and training events.
In 1997 she
was awarded the Prize for Public Leadership by the Office of Public Management.
In 1998 she
was chosen by the think-tank Demos to serve as an example of civic entrepreneurship.
In 2000 she was elected as a founder member of the General Teaching Council for England.