Jan Owens specialises in Primary English and literacy intervention programmes for KS1, 2 and 3. She has over thirty years experience in primary education as a teacher, consultant and Reading Recovery Teacher Leader. Jan’ s professional CPD includes successful completion of: NPQH, M.Ed (Curriculum Studies), M.A. (Literacy Learning and Literacy Difficulties).
Jan is one of three partners in EY2P, providing consultancy and training support across many schools in Greater Manchester. School support has included all aspects of English as well as quality assurance and evaluation activities to identify priorities and action planning. Consistently positive feedback from schools supports Jan’s proven track record of effective consultancy and training. She works closely with schools to ensure their priorities are addressed and her approach is practical and flexible.
As part of the EY2P team, Jan is involved in the planning and delivery of highly successful universal training. She is also a qualified trainer for a range of literacy interventions which include: Wave 3 Fischer Family Trust; Inference Training for KS2 and 3; Write Away Together; Boosting Reading Potential for Primary (BR@P); Talking Partners @ Primary (TP@P) and Nurturing Talk @ Primary (NT@P).
Jan is an approved Reading Recovery Teacher Leader provider with the Institute of Education (University College London) and supports reading recovery teachers across the North West.
In her previous post with a large local authority, Jan provided consultancy support in schools as well as successfully leading and managing the implementation of city wide projects, for example: network meetings focused on raising attainment in all aspects of English; enriching literacy across the curriculum; planning, coordinating and managing funded projects to support the professional development of trainees, NQTs and RQTs.