About Nick Flesher
Nick Flesher is an independent education consultant working across the primary, and early secondary phases. He also has considerable experience working within special education. Nick has worked with school leaders and staff both in the UK and internationally.
Building on a successful career as a class teacher (achieving Advanced Skills status), Nick has developed a leadership style which is committed to ensuring good progress for all pupils. As a leadership team member and head teacher in two inner London primary schools, he has implemented change and driven school improvement which has been recognised by Ofsted as outstanding. More recently, Nick has supported schools on a wider scale as an independent consultant for the national Improving Schools Programme (ISP), for the National College for Leadership of Schools and as a Local Leader of Education for the City Challenge programme. Nick is a qualified Ofsted inspector and Quality Mark assessor.
Nick has substantial experience of working with international schools. He works as an Associate Trainer and Assessor for the International Primary Curriculum (IPC) as well as a being a member of the learning review team for Fieldwork Education. Nick provides leadership and whole school support through training, coaching and mentoring in schools across the world.
Nick has extensive experience of designing and implementing international joint projects. For the British Council he has developed a successful link between schools in London and Tianjin, China.
Nick has also advised schools on school design which can be used to maximise learning potential. He passionately believes that the school environment has a profound effect on the way that pupils learn. Nick has developed a range of programmes and resources to support learning about the built environment. He sits on the board for the joint English Heritage and UK Government education project ‘Engaging Places.’