Laura Henry-Allain is an expert international award-winning Early Education specialist. She is the vice-president of The British Association for Early Childhood Education, an educational consultant for the BBC, Early Years expert in residence at Tineys and an ambassador for the Jermain Defoe Foundation.
For three decades, Laura has used her skills to support those who work directly with children. Every year, she trains thousands of individuals, using her engaging and inspiring style. She is a highly regarded and popular trainer and writer. She is passionate about quality in Early Childhood, making sure that children receive the best possible care and education to help them reach their full potential. Laura regularly contributes to education and parenting publications. She has sat on the judging panel for GESS, TES, Nursery World and Nursery Management Today Awards. She has used her specialist knowledge to work with global government departments as well as national and international organisations, forums and working parties. Laura’s popular children’s books ‘JoJo and Gran Gran’ have been commissioned by the BBC, which is currently on CBeebies.
She has worked within the education, health and social services sectors, performing a wide range of roles including teacher, education inspector and curriculum manager within a large college.
In addition, Laura has been commissioned to work with the media, press and research companies, supporting them with their everyday activities.
Laura is a Global Master Leader in Education. There are 49 experts on the list and she is the only educational specialist from England. She previously, held the post of National Representative for the World Forum Foundation. Laura has used her creative leadership skills to set up and advise a range of companies and organisations. Such skills were used proactively as a regional judge for the Bill Clinton Foundation and Hult Prize