Julie is a nurtureuk Consultant and Trainer based on the west coast of Scotland. As a primary school teacher she has many years of experience working with and supporting children and young people with social emotional and mental health needs. She established one of the first nurture classes in her local authority in 2008. Completing her MSc in Educational Support followed by a Fellowship at the University of Strathclyde Julie went on to support the establishment of nurture groups and lead whole school culture change in Primary and Secondary schools across the local authority as Coaching and Modelling Officer for Nurture in the Scottish Attainment Challenge.
Proud to be associated with nurtureuk for many years Julie leads groups on all the training courses as well as providing bespoke training and consultancy. Outside work Julie loves singing, swimming in the sea, yoga and speeding downhill fast on her bicycle.