Consultant Profile

Dianne Blackburn

Dianne Blackburn Educational Consultant

Areas of Expertise

  • Curriculum: Art
  • Evaluation
  • Leadership - middle leaders
  • Leadership - senior leaders
  • Leadership coaching and development
  • Leadership: Assessment, Development & Coaching
  • School Improvement
  • Staff Development/CPD
  • Teaching and Learning


  • BA Hons Fashion and Marketing

About Dianne Blackburn

A passion for learning and education with strong operational and pedagogical skills. Creative problem solver with vision and energy. Extremely proactive, dynamic and imaginative with a warm and approachable manner. Highly experienced public speaker, motivator and workshop leader. Independent freelance educational consultant also working directly for the International Baccalaureate as a principal examiner, moderator, workshop leader to teachers and SMT. Published International Baccalaureate author.

Previous Experience

Workshop Leader - IBEN and Freelance Consultant - Current
Facilitated and designed professional development workshops for teachers, coordinators and Heads of Schools in regional workshops throughout the world directly for the International Baccalaureate and its designated
Principal Examiner – International Baccalaureate - Current
Leading the examination team in standardizing and evaluating Visual Arts ePortfolio for all schools submitting assessments in Europe, Africa and the Middle East.
Oversee the examination team in the application of assessment criteria and of the level descriptors of each criterion working directly with subject managers and Head of MYP (Cardiff).
Author MYP- International Baccalaureate Current
Author and review published guidance documents and workshops guidelines for the International Baccalaureate. Author and evaluate the Partially Completed Unit Planners for Arts. Author of Task Clarification documents published to the Online Curriculum Centre.
MYP Coordinator and Head of Performing and Visual Arts
Laude Newton College, Elche, Spain 01/08 to 08/2017

Address 1, Longfield Drive, Rodley, West Yorkshire LS13 1JX
Regional Coverage All UK, International
Mobile/Cell +44 7487 544455
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