Beth is a Team Inspector at ISI and recently joined Cognita as its Global Director of Wellbeing. In her role, she will be working with schools and staff from all 75 schools to ensure that Cognita’s commitment to wellbeing results in better academic achievement and character development for children and young people, as well as giving them a global perspective.
Following graduating from Loughborough University as a Physical Education teacher, she worked in a large state comprehensive in Leicestershire, and as a moderator and examiner for OCR GCSE and A Level PE. Her last position before moving to Cognita was a Senior Deputy Head in a mixed through school in Hertfordshire, specialising in pastoral care and wellbeing. She finished her MSc from UCL in Child and Adolescent Mental Health in 2018, and is passionate about the role of educators in improving the wellbeing of young people today. Beth has a particular interest in the impact of digital media and screen time on children and adolescents, and regularly gives talks in the media and to parents and teachers on this topic.