Quorum Business Park
Benton Lane
Newcastle upon Tyne
NE12 8BT

Tel: 0191 239 8000
Fax: 0191 239 8001


Meet the team

Tim Dawkins

Tim Dawkins - Director of International Business Development

Tim has worked for NCFE for over 12 years in the UK Awarding Sector and has been working internationally for the last 2 years. In his role Tim visits the Middle East on a regular basis as well as South East Asia and the United States; visiting regulators and training organisations. Prior to working with NCFE and CACHE Tim has led on the promotion of Children Centre’s and Nurseries in the North East of England as part of the Government’s Sure Start Children's Centre Programme. Sure Start centres give help and advice on child and family health, parenting, money, training and employment. Some centres also provide early learning and full day care for pre-school children.

Jayne Foster

Jayne Foster - Lead External Quality Assurer

Jayne joined CACHE Quality Team in 2013 and part of her role is to support UK based and International centres, completing scheduled quality audits. Her focus and drive is excellence, supporting centre’s to develop and improve their practice. She has a diverse background in Business and Education, holds qualifications in Customer Service, Management and Leadership, Childcare, Teaching, External Quality Assurance and a degree. She worked within the Business sector as a Relationship Manager before changing direction to work in Childcare/Education. Her previous roles within Education include roles of Tutor, Assessor, Quality Assurer and Course Coordinator.

Julie Berryman

Julie Berryman - Customer Quality Advisor

Julie is a very skilled and experienced Customer Quality Advisor and has been involved with CACHE since 2006 with external verification involvement prior to this. From gaining the NNEB Julie went on to relevant employment in the sector, including teaching, assessment and internal quality assurance responsibilities, as well as managing her own training business. Julie has been instrumental in developing processes and procedures for quality assurance at CACHE and ensuring that products are maintained for Centres. Julie’s current role as Customer Quality Advisor enables her to support Centres in the UK and overseas.

Janet Scott

Janet Scott - Subject Specialist and International Trainer

Janet joined CACHE in 2001 as a Customer Quality Advisor supporting CACHE Centres to ensure the quality of their provision. With a background in Assessment and Quality Assurance, Janet moved into the Subject Specialist team supporting UK and International centres. Janet is the trainer for the online Assessor and Internal Quality Assurance courses delivered to all new International Centres as part of the CACHE centre approval process.

Lisa Chennell

Lisa Chennell - External Quality Assurer

Lisa joined CACHE in 2013 and has extensive knowledge and skills within the Early Years sector. Since qualifying as an NNEB she has been employed in various roles with children, moving into training including teaching, assessing and internal quality assurance responsibilities within FE Colleges and Private Training Providers. She has worked within playwork, management, customer services and the business sector, setting up a Day Nursery and Training Organisation. Lisa is enthusiastic about her role as an EQA and is keen to support and help develop the Centres that she works with both International and in the UK.