Strongly advocating for putting relationships at the heart of the organisation and design of our schools for over 30 years.
Rosalyn has been involved with HSE for many years, initially seeking their help when setting up a small school in 1993, and more recently as a trustee. She has a background in teaching and now works as an Education Advisor in Lincolnshire. Over the years Rosalyn has written several education articles for magazines, and has written a book about her experience of setting up a HSE small school.
Trustee and Co-Coordinator
Jenny Altamirano Smith
Jenny is Founder, Educator and Consultant at Little Forest, a learning community with well-being for all at its heart. She is a qualified Teacher with a Masters in Transformational Leadership. Jenny co-authored the Earth Warriors Global Curriculum and has a background in transforming services for children and young people and leading Centre Based Youth Work in Surrey.
Dr Julie Speers is a Design Technology Teacher and SENCO. She has worked in a number of schools across Kent in the state and independent sector. Julie has a particular interest in using pupils’ voice to enhance the learning and educational experiences of children and young adults.
Mike Davies is a founder of both Human Scale Education and the British Curriculum Foundation which he chaired for fifteen years. He has also been a Trustee of the National Association for the Teaching of Drama (NATD) and served on the boards of two MATs. Mike has also been a consultant working in England, Denmark, USA and Kenya on re-culturing and school transformation. This commitment, linked with the reorganisation of schools on human scale lines, grew from his experience as a Headteacher in England and Scotland. These schools were mainly in challenging communities, each radical with an emphasis on supporting human scale practices in curriculum development, engaging pedagogy, the use of time and space, staff and student voice and relationships