Fiona’s experience lies in secondary education, where she has worked in leadership roles for fourteen years in Leeds schools. As head of Sixth Form and assistant principal, she was passionate about breaking down barriers to learning and promoting progression to higher education. She now works as an educational consultant and writer, where she specialises in tackling radicalisation and extremism as a whole school approach, RE, A-level and GCSE improvement and progression to HE.
She graduated from the University of St Andrews with a Masters in Theology and worked in television making drama programmes before studying for a PGCE in Religious Education and Drama. She advocates inter-faith dialogue and uses her background in RE and Drama to devise school assemblies that combat prejudice and promote tolerance of individual difference.