The Consultancy for Change

Ciel Associates, incorporating Ciel Education,  is a UK-based education consultancy group, established in 2011 by Prof. Paul Kleiman and Jo Richler. We work with institutions, organisations and companies in the public, private and voluntary/third sectors, specialising in higher and further education, the arts and inclusion.

Our services range from short development and training events to mid- and long-term consultancy projects and change programmes. Our clients range across universities, small-specialist institutions, schools, local authorities and charities. We have particular experience and expertise in the following areas:

Organisational strategy and change
Equity, Equality, Diversity and Inclusion
Independent Learning
Educational Development
Curriculum Design and Development
Innovative Assessment


We are committed to using our knowledge, experience and skills to work closely with you to facilitate change, to enhance creativity and innovation, and to increase organisational effectiveness.