Director of Early Childhood and Leads
Caroline is our Director of Early Childhood and leads Bright Horizons' Early Childhood team.
Her team is responsible for developing and leading best practice in teaching and learning across all of our nurseries. They are continually making a positive contribution to national policy, representing Bright Horizons in discussions around Early Childhood development in the UK.
Caroline has a strong background in Early Years care and education, including previous experience as Director of Early Years Education for two nursery groups in the UK, and EYFS Manager with a Local Authority. Caroline was an Early Years inspector and RgNI (Registered Nursery Inspector) in Ofsted, and was the East of England lead for Early Years Teacher Training, working closely with universities and The National College of Teaching and Leadership. Prior to joining Bright Horizons, Caroline was a lecturer of Early Childhood Studies on graduate and post graduate programmes at Doncaster University College.
Her former research and publications include a focus on the importance of induction in Early Years to have a positive impact on practice, and how the foundations for a Professional Learning Community improve practice in nurseries across the UK.