Patsy Kane has served in education for thirty eight years. She became head of Whalley Range 11-18 High School in 2007 and then Executive Head of the Education and Leadership Trust, a cooperative Multi Academy Trust in Manchester, in 2014.
Patsy has served on ASCL Council for nine years, chairing the Curriculum and Assessment committee and ending as Membership Secretary.
Patsy is passionately committed to empowering young people to be the leaders of the future and to promoting equality, equity and respect. Patsy was awarded an OBE for service to education in the New Year’s Honours List in 2019.
|Date of appointment||07/05/2019|
|Term of office||4 years|
|Date of resignation||N/A|
|Committee membership||Outcomes Committee|
|Relevant business and pecuniary interests||Educational Consultant in Oldham Opportunity Area. Association of School and College Leaders (ASCL): NPQEL facilitator for north west; Consultant working for the Department for Education in the Oldham Opportunity Area; Trust Board Member – the Diana Award|
|Attendance record 2019-20||Trust Board 5/5; Outcomes Committee 3/4|