Expert Biography

Noël Janis-Norton, founder and director of ‘Calmer, Easier, Happier Parenting and Teaching’, is a learning and behaviour specialist with over 45 years' experience in Britain and the United States as a:

  • head teacher
  • special needs advisor
  • consultant
  • lecturer
  • parenting coach
  • speaker
  • best-selling author

She has extensive knowledge and expertise of

  • child development
  • home-schooling
  • specific difficulties with learning and behaviour
  • family screen time

Noël has been featured on television and radio programmes and in newspaper and magazine articles. In 2011 she was the spokesperson for National Family Week. For several years she was the online parenting advisor for the charity Scope. She was the parenting expert for Macaroni Kid (a popular website for parents in the US) for five years.

Noël is internationally known for her distinctive Calmer, Easier, Happier methods, which guide families to be more harmonious and which support teachers to bring out the best in their pupils.

Her series of parenting books, published by Hodder & Stoughton in the UK and Penguin in the US and available on Amazon, have been very well-received:
Calmer, Easier, Happier Parenting’ was the first in the series and an instant bestseller on Amazon UK. It has been translated into many languages, including French, Russian, Chinese and Italian.
In ‘Calmer, Easier, Happier Homework’ Noël shows parents how to guide children to do their best at school and with their homework, and to enjoy learning.
Also an Amazon UK bestseller ‘Calmer, Easier, Happier Boys’ explains simple, effective strategies for addressing the unique challenges of raising motivated, cooperative and confident boys.
In ‘Calmer, Easier, Happier Screen Time’ Noël offers much needed practical solutions that will help wean children and teens off their screen dependency.

Noël’s books for teachers, ‘In Step with Your Class’ and ‘Learning to Listen, Listening to Learn’, are filled with proven techniques that teachers can use to rapidly improve the learning, behaviour, motivation, confidence and social skills of their pupils.

As Director of ‘Calmer, Easier, Happier Parenting and Teaching’, she continues to work with families and to train teachers and parenting professionals in her highly effective methods. Her team of skilled, experienced parenting coaches and facilitators have helped many families whose children and teenagers were experiencing problems, ranging from mild to severe. Through her books and audiobooks, seminars, courses, consultations and talks for parents and teachers, Noël has helped transform the lives of tens of thousands of families.

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  • Learning and Behaviour Specialist, Parenting Coach, Speaker, Author
  • parenting coach, speaker, author