Rekha Bhakoo, Regional Director
After working for over 30 years in Education, Rekha recently left Headship and has taken up the position of Regional Director of Quality Mark. She is currently a School Improvement Consultant working both in the UK and the UAE. She is also an assessor for the Inclusion Quality Mark Award.
Rekha’s significant experience of leading primary schools includes leading an outstanding school for over a decade and working as a National and Local Leader in Education with London Challenge to support underachieving schools. She has extensive experience in mentoring newly appointed leaders in developing curriculum and assessment. She was appointed at ministerial level to the Teaching Development Agency as a Non-Executive Board.
Rekha also has a broad range of experience in the field of international education, making international educational visits to China, Iceland, Hungary and Dubai to lead and influence educational pedagogy; she has spoken at international conferences about pupil voice and inclusive education.
Rekha was awarded the CBE by Her Majesty the Queen in the New Year’s Honours List for Services to Education..