Author, Educator, International Consultant
Lorraine is a writer, educator, and international consultant with over 18 years' practical business experience working on a wide range of projects involving children and young people from early years through to school leavers. She has a passion for, and specialism in supporting parents and educators to nurture Can-Do children with essential life skills and character for future success and happiness.
She has written numerous articles for digital and paper publications, is author of three books, and works with organisations both in the UK and internationally to develop toolkits and programmes for nurturing a Can-Do mindset and skills in young people. She has developed an Enterprising and Life Skills programme for young learners in South Africa, and works with family centres and educators in UAE, supporting the annual 'Excellence in Early Years' conference for the MENA regions, and delivering parenting webinars.
Lorraine's books include‘The Can-Do Child: Enriching the Everyday the Easy Way’ and 'A Parent's Guide to Easy, Screen-Free Activities Children Will Love'. She presents a fun, child-centred approach to nurturing children’s can-do potential, starting from a place of play in Early Years using her unique Three Es’ model of Engagement, Enterprise, and Enjoyment.
She leads the judging for the Young Enterprise National Fiver competition run across UK primary schools, and delivers workshops to schools, colleges, and universities through the Welsh Government's 'Big Ideas Wales' initiative.
Lorraine is passionate about helping raise a generation of Can-Do children, who are happy, healthy, confident individuals, achieving their full potential.