Lesley Mifsud – Head Access Consultant

Lesley set up EA Audits over 8 years ago with the aim to promote equality in education and ensuring children with special educational needs have the same opportunities as others. Since setting up EA Audits, Lesley has personally advised over 1000 schools on accessibility, ensuring they comply with the Equality Act 2010.

Lesley has over 30 years experience in teaching, and has held the positions of Head of Year, Deputy Head and Headteacher. Lesley has a passion for children and education and has an excellent knowledge of all areas related to Equality in Schools and SEN.

Lesley is very much a family person, married, has 2 children and 6 grand children. She loves the outdoor life, is sporty and loves walking her dogs.

As well as Access Auditing schools to ensure they conform to the Equality Act of 2010 and writing their SEN Policies and Accessibility Plans, Lesley also regularly undertakes the following:

Advising schools on inclusion for their SEN pupils

Advising on classroom construction for hearing impaired pupils and staff

Training others in access auditing schools

Advising Local Education Authorities of their duties regarding The Equality Act

Public Speaking at various seminars on equality in education

Assisting schools with disability discrimination claims and being an expert witness when needed