Training, consultancy, school management & inspection,
in the United Kingdom and throughout the world.

Introducing Penta International

25 Years Plus
Penta International is one of the leading independent providers of training, consultancy and inspection services in the United Kingdom and overseas.

Founded in 1996, we work with primary, secondary and special schools, including Pupil Referral Units and LEA Support Services, as well as directly for local and national governments. 

We specialise in inspecting schools overseas, including British Schools Overseas.

Penta International has access to over 750 trainers, consultants and inspectors based in the United Kingdom and overseas.

We have offices in the Middle East, in China and in South America, as well as the UK.





Background & Experience

Penta International was set up by 5 teachers who met in 1996 whilst on secondment to OFSTED.

The company grew quickly, from managing a few special school inspections each term, to being one of the biggest independent providers of training, consultancy and inspection in the UK. In 2006, we gained our first overseas contract and have been working globally, ever since.

Penta International supports and promotes school improvement in many ways. For example, it has recently been involved with:

• College and school inspections in the UK and overseas
• School improvement consultancy
• Training for moderated self audit and self evaluation
• Regular quality assurance visits - weekly, monthly, termly, annually
• Setting up performance management systems in Africa and in the UK
• ICT training through the UK Government New Opportunities Fund
• Administration of performance management for the UK government
• Training and coaching of inspectors

We also have:

• Teacher training - setting up teacher training programmes in Jordan, Eire and the United States of America
• Coaching of headteachers, a programme funded by the UK Government
• School management consultancy, for example in Abu Dhabi, Malaysia, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, UK and USA.

Working for Penta International

We maintain a database of trainers, consultants and inspectors who can provide a high quality service, in keeping with the standards to which Penta International adhere.

If you would like to be considered for inclusion on our list, please send us a full curriculum vitae, with the names of two referees including at least one for whom you have recently worked.