Josephine Valentine

Josephine Valentine
Trustee - Standards & Students Committee

Josephine Valentine

I have been a member of the Middlesex Learning Trust since 2019 and I am a member of the Standards and Students Committee

My background: I am CEO of the Danes Educational Trust; a mixed phase multi-academy trust in Hertfordshire. The Danes Educational Trust currently comprises 5 secondary schools and a primary school in Hertfordshire.

Prior to December 2017 I held the position of Headteacher at St Clement Danes School for 20 years. St Clement Danes is an Ofsted outstanding, all ability co-educational secondary school in Hertfordshire.

I have been working with The Brilliant Club, an award-winning university access charity that works across the UK, since 2018 and I am currently its Chair of Trustees. 

I am also a member of the Challenge Partners Education Advisory Group and the DfE’s Secondary Headteacher Reference Group.

I began my career as a research scientist at both Liverpool University and the Royal Liverpool Hospital. I have a PhD in Oral Histopathology.

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