Coaching for Education. Learning for Life.

My name is Karen Evans and I am an Education Coach and Life Coach.

I have been involved in education all my life! After completing my degree and PGCE I taught foreign languages in a secondary school for two years before commissioning as an officer in the British Army. In the Army I joined the Educational and Training Services Branch, where I have taught a variety of subjects to soldiers and officers of all ages, as well as coaching and mentoring peers and subordinates. Now in the Army Reserve, I am still involved in military education with a focus on mental health and well-being.

Where does the name Kestrel come from? Well, my name is Karen Evans and I want to Support young people with Training, Resilience, Education and Life coaching. I have educational experience from a teacher’s, student’s, and parent’s perspective and I combine this knowledge with coaching and life lessons to support the families and young people I work with.

In addition to education, coaching and safeguarding qualifications, I am DBS checked and fully insured.

My qualifications:

BA Hons in European Studies and Modern Languages

PGCE Secondary German and Special Needs



MSc International Security

L7 CMI Leadership and Management

TCA Coaching Diploma

SFEDI Coaching Diploma

CACHE Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Mental Health First Aid and Mental Health Advocacy in the Workplace

Find out more about the Education Coaching services I offer.

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