FED Council Member: Dr Leila Khouja Walker has worked across the education sector for the past 30 years. From her early days of working as a science teacher and senior leader in schools across Bristol and London before moving on to set up high profile global programs – Generation Global and later the iDEA award.
These days, Leila is the Co-Founder of Persona Education, a company on a mission to boost the wellbeing and employability of young people through developing social-emotional skills. She is also a Senior Lecturer in Education and Childhood at the University of the West of England. As a teacher educator and researcher – Leila is currently reviewing education policy in England to measure the extent to which policy is supporting both teachers and their students to develop the skills required for wellbeing and employability.