Former Thurrock Council education boss, Christine Tinkler passes away

ON the afternoon of Monday 20 June 2016 Christine Tinkler sadly passed away following a short illness.

Christine worked for many years in the education department at Thurrock Council, building strong relationships with local primary and secondary schools before becoming Head of School Improvement.

Director of Children’s services, Rory Patterson said: “Although I’m new to my role, my team have said that Christine was highly thought of and was often commended by colleagues for her supportive and professional approach to her work, as well as her positive and compassionate manner.

“Our thoughts are with Christine’s family and friends.”

Since leaving the Local Authority, Christine had continued to work privately as an Education Consultant in several schools in Thurrock and made a significant contribution to their improvement and consequently to the lives of children and families in Thurrock.

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