Vice President - Teacher Development Academy
A highly experienced Early Years Leader, Trainer and Assessor, Jade currently oversees the strategic management of TELLAL Institute’s Early Years Academy which provides Professional Learning and Development opportunities for Early Years Educators, Early Years education product design as well as supporting Early Years strategic direction for GEMS Education. Prior to joining TELLAL in a full-time capacity more recently, Jade was the Executive Principal and CEO of GEMS only pre-school in Dubai, a purpose-built 300 place wrap-around care facility for children aged 1-4 years. Jade has led several Early Years start-ups in London, Singapore and Dubai in the past 20 years including all aspects of pre-operations from building design, licensing and compliance to developing pedagogical approach and curriculum. Jade led a large London based training and development company for several years, assessing candidates at all levels in Early Childhood Education and Care, Management, Playwork and school support roles in partnership with local authorities. Jade holds a Masters in Coaching in Education, UK Early Years Professional Status, an Honors degree in Drama and Education and professional qualifications in Management. She has provided consultancy and advisory services to schools in Switzerland, Uganda, Kenya, Egypt, Qatar, Malaysia and Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.