Barbara McGowan

Barbara McGowan is an independent consultant with extensive experience of curriculum and staff development in schools with particular reference to career education and guidance. She has a particular interest in policy issues and their relationship to and impact on practice: she has worked to raise awareness amongst policy makers and practitioners of the need to lay the foundations for this work at primary level. Barbara contributes to the development and management of careers work at national, regional and local levels, and has published work relevant to both primary and secondary education. Current and recent clients include DfES, QCA, LSN, and various Connexions and careers companies.