cpdl services for education & business

tailored services

Professional, personalised support from Sue Bull

leadership development

Bespoke leadership programme development, support and guidance for your business, individual school, Teaching School Alliance or Multi Academy Trust. Personalised programmes of any length and duration developed including coaching and mentoring.

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Professional Development

Bespoke design and development of courses, conferences and events for business and education. Training in how to plan and deliver effective sessions and guidance on providing CPDL to a range of audiences. Training needs analysis, CPDL evaluation and impact studies also provided.

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Event production

Complete event production and project management services. Working with you to design, develop and deliver a successful event be it one day or multiple days. Services include speaker sourcing, liaison and event management. Post event evaluation and impact studies.

contact me

Call me on 0116 403 0055 or send me a message using ‘get in touch’ below.

cpd solutions

Responsive to your needs
Tailored for you

Effective, needs matched CPDL is a great stimulator and motivator for staff. Engagement in CPDL not only keeps you and your staff up to date, it can also allow for a focus on an aspect of work and help improve skills. After 28 years experience in education, Sue Bull set up SMB Education Services Limited providing a range of services for schools, wider education and business. Sue’s work over the past 18 years has wholly concentrated on CPDL, training and leadership development. She offers the following services: Leadership development support and guidance including coaching • Design and development of leadership programmes • CPD and training needs analysis • Bespoke CPDL provision • Event production and project management • Evaluation and impact of CPDL activities and events.

  • Sue has 28 years experience working in education.

  • Sue has 18 years experience developing courses, conferences and bespoke training for staff and pupils.

  • Sue's courses and conferences have engaged over 28,000 staff in schools.

  • Over 32,000 pupils have attended Sue's conference and revision events.

about sue bull

Education and CPDL specialist

Teacher with curriculum & pastoral roles

BSc (Ed) Hons, MSc, FRSA
Sue taught for 10 years in Warwickshire where she held a range of pastoral and curriculum positions of responsibility. During her teaching career she became more interested in CPD; delivering sessions as well as coaching and mentoring ITT students, teaching and support staff.

course & conference manager

Philip Allan Updates
As part of one of the country’s leading education CPD companies, Philip Allan Updates, Sue was responsible for organising and developing CPD for teachers, conferences and revision schools for both GCSE and A level students in a range of subjects which took place across the UK.

Director of science learning centre

University of Leicester
At the University of Leicester Sue set up and led the DfE funded Science Learning Centre East Midlands which provided CPD for all phases of science education from EYFS to post 16 including the leadership of science and the coordination of science specific CPD across the region.

director of professional development

Association of School and College Leaders
At the Association for School and College Leaders (ASCL), Sue was a member of the ASCL Leadership Group. She was responsible for keeping ASCL members skilled and up-to-date through the conferences, courses, consultancies and bespoke leadership programmes developed.

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