Director of Education: Community Learning
Katie is the Director of Education: Community Learning at the WEA. Katie is responsible for building on the success of the WEA’s rich and popular community based adult learning provision. She manages regional and branch delivery, including providing strategic direction and ensuring income targets are met. Katie also leads on balancing long-term strategy improvements, medium-term development of new curriculum and services, whilst maintaining robust operations. Most importantly she ensures that WEA’s learners receive an excellent learning experience.
With over 15 years of community and adult-learning experience, Katie has a strong skill-set an excellent reputation for relationship building and team leadership. As Chief Executive of CLIP for 5 years, she was responsible for developing a full time study programme as well as a large range of community and accredited adult learning including Access to HE. Prior to CLIP she was Head of School for HE Health, Social Care and Community Studies at The Grimsby Institute of Further and Higher Education.