Usha Sahni – Educationalist
Usha Sahni is the Education Director of the Avanti Schools Trust. She has served with Ofsted in many senior roles, including that of Regional Director and Deputy Director for the Early Years national policy team.
As a distinguished headteacher, she has served in many inner London schools and has made a strong contribution to national initiatives in raising standards for children from poorer backgrounds. She is a trustee of two national charities engaged in promoting the well-being of children and families in vulnerable circumstances.
Usha was a founding member of the National College for School Leadership, and a Board member for the University Of London Institute Of Education. Her experience includes leadership training and coaching for headteachers and teachers as a mentor, an external examiner and an assessor of the National Professional Qualification for Headship.
Usha has Masters Degrees in Psychology and Education & Management.
In 1999, she was awarded an OBE for her Services to Education.