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DR IOAN REES, FOUNDER / LEAD PSYCHOLOGIST

Ioan is a PhD psychologist and accredited Master Coach and has designed and delivered national education initiatives for Scottish, Welsh, Irish and States of Jersey governments. He is an international thought-leader in education.

Having started out as a teacher, Ioan became an educational psychologist, completing a further two Masters degrees and a PhD in psychology.

Then, in 2004 he co-edited a book "Solutions In Schools" that launched an adventure that would become Sycol.

From a big idea, Sycol has grown to be a sector-leading company dedicated to delivering award-winning programmes that are focused on accelerating success and high-performance for education leaders and their organisations. Ioan serves as a systems leadership coach to the National Academy of Education Leaders, Welsh government.

Ioan's commitment to supporting his clients through their growth journey and help them fully realise the opportunity and talent they have is key to how Sycol operates.

MEET THE TEAM.

Providing the skill, experience and expertise to
deliver our programmes.

PETRINA NORTH
DIRECTOR OF PROGRAMMES

Before joining Sycol, Petrina was Executive Principal of two, large and successful schools.

She led her team of staff and organisation to success using Sycol's three-year programme.

Petrina oversees the smooth delivery of all our programmes to our partner organisations.

Petrina is a Sycol Master Black-Belt.

JEREMY GRIFFITHS
LEAD CONSULTANT - PRIMARY

Jeremy was Principal of a large primary school and led his team and organisation to success using Sycol's three-year programme.

Jeremy is Executive Director of CaBan Teacher Education at Bangor University and an Associate at the National Academy for Education Leadership.

He oversees the effective delivery of our programmes to the primary sector.

Jeremy is a Sycol Master Black-Belt.

PATRICK FERGUSON
LEAD CONSULTANT - SECONDARY

Patrick is an experienced, Pearson's Award winning Executive Principal and CEO of an Academy Trust.

He has led a number of schools and academies to success using Sycol's three-year programme.

He oversees the effective delivery of our programmes to the primary sector.

Patrick is a Sycol Master Black-Belt.

MEET THE TEAM.

Providing the skill, experience and expertise to
deliver our programmes.

PETRINA NORTH
DIRECTOR OF PROGRAMMES

Before joining Sycol, Petrina was Executive Principal of two, large and successful schools.

Petrina led her team of staff and organisation to success using Sycol's three-year programme. She oversees the smooth delivery of all our programmes to our partner organisations.

Petrina is a Sycol Master Black-Belt.

TOM COLLINS
LEAD CONSULTANT - PRIMARY

Tom was Principal of a large primary school and led his team and organisation to success using Sycol's three-year programme.

Tom is a Master Coach and a Six-Sigma Lean qualified Consultant. He oversees the effective delivery of our programmes to the primary sector.

Tom is a Sycol Master Black-Belt.

PATRICK FERGUSON
LEAD CONSULTANT - SECONDARY

Patrick is an experienced, Pearson's Award winning Executive Principal and CEO of an Academy Trust.

Patrick has led a number of schools and academies to success using Sycol's three-year programme. He oversees the effective delivery of our programmes to the primary sector.

Patrick is a Sycol Master Black-Belt.

MEET THE TEAM.

Providing the skill, experience and expertise to
deliver our programmes.

PETRINA NORTH
DIRECTOR OF PROGRAMMES

Before joining Sycol, Petrina was Executive Principal of two, large and successful schools.

Petrina led her team of staff and organisation to success using Sycol's three-year programme. She oversees the smooth delivery of all our programmes to our partner organisations.

Petrina is a Sycol Master Black-Belt.

JEREMY GRIFFITHS
LEAD CONSULTANT - PRIMARY

Jeremy was Principal of a large primary school and led his team and organisation to success using Sycol's three-year programme.

Jeremy is Executive Director of CaBan Teacher Education at Bangor University and an Associate at the National Academy for Education Leadership. He oversees the effective delivery of our programmes to the primary sector.

Jeremy is a Sycol Master Black-Belt.

PATRICK FERGUSON
LEAD CONSULTANT - SECONDARY

Patrick is an experienced, Pearson's Award winning Executive Principal and CEO of an Academy Trust.

Patrick has led a number of schools and academies to success using Sycol's three-year programme. He oversees the effective delivery of our programmes to the primary sector.

Patrick is a Sycol Master Black-Belt.

"Leadership has improved at all levels and we now work collectively. Our systems are more robust, impactful and transparent and our culture is more resilient. We (the school) are on a clear path of success that's already transforming so many lives . Thank you Sycol."

- Marion B. Secondary Principal

"Our whole school transformation has been nothing short of extraordinary. Mindset, behaviours and practises have all shifted to the next level. We thought we were 'outstanding' before - but now realise that this was only on paper! Sycol has made us genuinely outstanding."

- Nicola K. Primary Executive Headteacher

"Leadership has improved at all levels and we now work collectively. Our systems are more robust, impactful and transparent and our culture is more resilient. We (the school) are on a clear path of success that's already transforming so many lives . Thank you Sycol."

- Marion B. Secondary Principal

"Our whole school transformation has been nothing short of extraordinary. Mindset, behaviours and practises have all shifted to the next level. We thought we were 'outstanding' before - but now realise that this was only on paper! Sycol has made us genuinely outstanding."

- Nicola K. Primary Executive Headteacher

I AM INTERESTED. WHAT DO I DO NOW?

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WHAT'S HOLDING YOU BACK?


A consultation with Dr Ioan is the ideal way to jump-start the next stage of your growth journey.

Maybe you need guidance with your greatest leadership challenges; Dr Ioan will help you find a clear path forward. Maybe you'd like to tap into Dr Ioan’s expertise, and discover more about the Sycol Programme with your unique school in mind.

Whatever you need help with right now, it’s time to get to the solution.

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