Chris Fallon

Chris FallonChris Fallon is a school improvement consultant with over fifteen years experience. During this time he has worked with over one hundred senior leadership teams in primary, secondary and tertiary phases to improve provision and raise achievement. He has worked in a senior school improvement capacity in four local authorities where he has developed successful bespoke school improvement frameworks which have helped schools make significant progress.

Chris is particularly interested in the strategic development of teaching and learning and has produced a model that helps simplify and shape teaching and has used this as a basis of in-school and regional training. The model has been further developed into a tool that supports a 360° review of the effectiveness of an individual’s teaching linked to a personal improvement plan. The model is currently being piloted in a small number of schools.


Chris FallonChris has been a qualified OfSTED inspector since 2002 and regularly provides training for staff and governors on preparing for inspection. He is also a qualified School Improvement Partner and has been responsible for managing a SIP team in a large shire authority.
In addition he has worked for QCA and the DFE on assessment issues and the use of assessment information to better inform teaching. He has led national conferences for the DFE in this area. More recently Chris has found himself working with school partnerships and teaching school alliances on developing and implementing an improvement strategy.

In his role as a consultant he has worked with a range of schools leading reviews, co-designing and delivering leadership training and supporting school self –evaluation. He enjoys an ongoing relationship with a number of schools who value the quality of his support and advice.





the whole experience was really valuable. Chris was professional but approachable with great ideas about improvement. A human touch! – Maggie Segrove, headteacher, Oakbank School.