Desmond O'Connor

Desmond O'Connor

Educational Psychologist , Bonas MacFarlane / O'Connor Assessments
Biography

After completing his studies at the University of Cambridge, Desmond spent fifteen years working as a teacher and senior manager within the maintained and independent school sectors. Specialising in working with gifted and talented children as well as with those with additional needs, Desmond trained in Psychology of Education via the MSc programme at the Institute of Education, University of London. Desmond has a parallel career in music, drama and the performing arts and he employs these modalities in his work with children to develop creative learning solutions that boost confidence, support the development of effective strategies, and make learning fun. A key part of the team at Bonas MacFarlane, Desmond assesses children from around the world to assist with school placement and to ensure that their schedule of additional support and one-to-one tuition is expertly crafted to guarantee future success.