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Education  &  Media Specialist

Fiona da Rocha

We all have dreams and aspirations to become and do better in life : our journey from childhood into business and beyond is one of learning how to be and do better than we have done before.

At school we are given the practical skills of Reading, Writing and Maths interspersed with various other subjects from the curriculum, aimed at equipping students for their future in the workplace.

Having studied the subject of Education as it pertains to Children with Special Needs, Psychology, Curriculum and Strategy, it is no surprise that given the present preoccupation with Computers, Social Media and advancements online, people experience a sharp disconnect when faced with the fast paced world outside Education.

Technology is advancing and evolving at a fast rate but the progress and the possibilities of what can be achieved are mind blowing…
It is a different world but an exciting time to be living in.

My Experience

 

Infant School, University, Specialist School, Governor, Mainstream Education, Design and Strategic Marketing.

Having gained a work-based Foundational degree in Psychology and SEN and a BA in The Education Business (Curriculum and Strategy),
my experience in Education has spanned both Mainstream and Specialist establishments:

Beginning as a Teacher’s Assistant in a rural Infant School, continuing into a similar role at Private Special School where I was elected Staff Governor and then back to a Mainstream school assisting a student with a Cochlear Implant.

My career diversified into my present role involving Design and Strategic Marketing, where my writing, creative design and strategic experience come to the fore and is, for me, a totally exciting and natural progression of my career.

Niche Bureau

Design Strategist

Digital Marketing – Website Creation, Branding and Social Media Management.

Present

Vineconnect Ltd

Accountancy and Business admin

Business Management, Accountancy and Adminstrative services. 

2015 – 2018

Sevenoaks Primary School

1:1 Assistant to Student with Cochlear Implant

Liaised with Medical Oncology Team in London and Maidstone, created pathways for care of members of my Family.

Sept. – Dec. 2013

 Royal London Society for the Blind

Staff Governor

Strategy , Policy and Staff Liaison

Sept 2007 – 2013

Greenwich University

Foundation Degree in Learning Support and BA. Hons.Ed.

 

Oct. 2007 – 2010

Helping  to Make A Positive Difference Through Digital Media

 

my Skills

Started my career from the ground up by volunteering in mainstream schools, seeing the need for specialist services for children with Special Needs and launching into study by joining the University of Greenwich , where I gained a Foundational Degree in Special Education (1:1) and a Degree in The Education Business (2:1).

  • Strategic Improvement
  • Student and staff Development
  • SEN COnsulting

strategic Improvement

  • Elected Staff Governor
  • Helped to Engender a culture of collaboration across departments.
  • Encouraged Brought visibility of essential
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Business Development

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Consulting

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Awards & Education

BA. Hons.Ed

Education Business

Curriculum, Education Policy, EYFS.

2009-2010

Foundation Degree SEN

Higher Level TA

SEN and Psychology

2007-2009

I’ve Worked With

Video and Content Marketing

 

2017

Social Media

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