February 15-26. The vPlus Festival is an online festival from Potential Plus UK, full of workshops, webinars and discussions for young people with enquiring minds, their families and schools.

Rebecca Howell

Rebecca Howell

Rebecca Howell

Session Presenter, Potential Plus UK Senior Education Consultant and Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead

ABOUT

Rebecca has overall responsibility for Potential Plus UK’s assessment and advice services. She also designs and runs our parent courses, and develops new services. Rebecca is currently seconded two days a week to be Director of the DME Trust, a collaboration between Potential Plus UK and nasen (National Association for Special Educational Needs). Her background is in educational research and school leadership support. She is currently a Chair of Governors at The Hazeley Academy and a Trustee of the 5 Dimensions Multi-Academy Trust and Steel City Schools Partnership.

Rebecca is the parent of three children with high learning potential, two of whom have additional learning needs. Her eldest two have left home and are studying and working in Denmark.

In any free time she happens to find, Rebecca dances modern jive, blues and tango and enjoys attending events that incorporate those. She also likes travelling, reading, running, hiking and going to the theatre.