A snapshot of our vision...

The Educational Consultant is passionate about cultivating, nurturing and supporting people who work in education.

Leading the team is Julie Keyes, a highly skilled professional whose expertise lies in leadership development, coaching, and strategic planning.


Specialising in really getting to know the organisations we are working with, we pride ourselves on offering bespoke educational solutions.

Whether you are a school that needs a critical friend, a corporate partner requiring educational insight, or an educator looking to expand their CPD programme, The Educational Consultant should be your first port of call.




Empowering culture

Developing insight

Driving improvement

Fulfilling potential

Inspiring teaching

Strengthening leaders

Corporate partners

Helping corporate partners by improving their offering to the education sector


Delivering high-quality CPD and training as well as bespoke coaching programmes


Take a look at some of the other services we are proud to offer businesses and individuals

David Winfield, ISP Founder

Julie has an outstanding depth of knowledge to which she combines an exceptional level of professionalism.

Professor Eyre, HPL Founder

Julie is a committed and inspirational colleague. It is a privilege having her work with us at High Performance Learning

John Medlicott, JMCINSET

Julie can be relied upon to deliver engaging practical sessions full of modern and relevant ideas.

I'm Julie Keyes, and I founded The Educational Consultant in 2017. After 15 years of teaching across a variety of age ranges and settings, I wanted to use my vast experience to advise others on ways in which they can progress within their educational environments.

Having spent more than 10 years teaching in Preparatory Schools, both in the UK and internationally, and holding different senior leadership roles within these schools, my true specialism lies in Prep School education. I enjoy helping schools drive improvement throughout their school, whether it's through coaching teachers and senior leaders, planning and delivering bespoke staff training packages, or advising on curriculum development and planning.

I also work with businesses and companies who operate within schools, colleges, and universities, providing the insight needed to succeed within the sphere in which they operate. 

A word from the founder...

A bit of what we do... some case studies of our work

Large Preparatory School in Kent, UK


Case study

The Educational Consultant has been working with one of the largest Prep Schools in the UK, helping them to drive forward their innovative approaches to teaching and learning. A large focus has been establishing the processes for remote learning and integrating high-quality methods for learning online. We have provided whole staff training to introduce teachers and school leaders to the principles of successfully delivering lessons online. The Educational Consultant has provided 1:1 coaching sessions to guide teachers through this new way of working and has offered advice and support to maximise the success of delivering virtual lessons. We have ensured schools are aware of the safeguarding issues related to learning online and helped them to protect everyone taking part in virtual learning. 

School Design Company, London


Case study

The Educational Consultant has a long-standing working relationship with this multinational school design company. Providing consultancy in a variety of forms, we have helped to generate new leads, developed lasting partnerships with schools, and advised on best practice when dealing with educational matters. The Educational Consultant has attended trade shows and conferences on behalf of this company, liaising with headteachers and school leaders to provide knowledgable insight to this design companies offering. We visit schools to complete design audits, using our educational expertise to determine exactly what schools are seeking from a refit and making informed suggestions for renovation projects. The Educational Consultant also produces content and copywriting for this company to use in their marketing material and online output, providing expert insight into current trends and relevant topics.

Leading International

School, Africa


Case study

The Educational Consultant is currently employed by a leading international school to provide coaching and mentoring for its leadership staff. Delivering guidance and counsel to key members of the school team, the coaching sessions allow a sounding board for new ideas, as well as a chance to seek advice on how to positively implement propositions and proposals. Weekly coaching sessions delivered via video conferencing, over a period of several months, allow a professional relationship to blossom and give the coachee time to implement new strategies and analyse their impact. These coaching sessions prove invaluable and provide a non-threatening platform for school leadership staff to develop new ideas in a safe space. Not only working with members of senior management, The Educational Consultant mentors teaching and support staff across the school body, helping all involved in the children's education to be the best that they can be. 



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