I am the youngest and the only girl of 5 children, so my childhood was a whirlwind of begging to be allowed to play with the boys and then crying when they hit with me hard with the football.Read More »
Carrie Starbuck is the Managing Director of Learning Performance, the UK's largest study-skills organisation, providing training to over 200,000 students in more than 1000 schools every year. Learning Performance was founded in 1992 by Carrie's parents, Heather and Roger, who wanted a solution to help their dyslexic son who wasn't receiving the support he needed at school. Both from teaching backgrounds, they combined scientific research into how the brain learns and retains information, with their experience as teachers to create unique study skills programmes. Former political advisor and ex-teacher Carrie, joined the family business in 2011, after leaving her job at the Ministry of Justice where she worked with their youth policy and coordinated parliamentary questions.