Margaret Bleet, B.A.(Hons), has worked in school attendance and related fields for twenty years. She worked as a Regional Advisor for Behaviour and Attendance with the National Strategies working cross phase in both Primary and Secondary phases for six years until April 2011. She specialised in improving behaviour and attendance, Social and Emotional Aspects of Learning and The National Programme for Specialist Leaders in Behaviour and Attendance. She is an experienced school governor and Chair of Governors. She has a degree in sociological research. She is a practitioner of Solution Focused Brief Therapy, which can be used to support individual staff, or in group work.
Margaret has acted both as a project manager (She is a qualified Prince 2 project manager) and educational advisor to Creative Relaxation in Schools. She worked closely with schools in Southend, during the recent research, to introduce the project and to ensure that research conditions are met during the life of the project.