We are funded by all four UK higher education funding bodies. In this section of the website we set out activities devised specifically for universities and higher education colleges in the devolved administrations.
Our work in:
Programme Director and Associate Director, Scotland
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Ginnie is the Programme Director for key Leadership Foundation open programmes, Senior Strategic Leadership, Preparing for Senior Strategic Leadership, Leading Departments and Introduction to Head of Department. She acts as co director for Scotland and represents the Leadership Foundation on a number of UK-wide committees, and has provided in-house consultancy on a range of topics for a number of HEIs. She is also qualified to administer a number of diagnostic tools (including the Transformational Leadership Questionnaire, TLQ) which are key components of many programmes.
Ginnie joined the Leadership Foundation in 2007 following nine years as Director of Training and Development at the University of Stirling. Having previously worked at the University of Aberdeen and in the financial services sector, Ginnie is well-versed in the nuances of the Scottish higher educational sector and accustomed to working across diverse organisations at all levels. Whilst her professional interests are leadership and management development, her various roles have covered diversity and equal opportunities, organisation development and the implementation and management of change.
Associate Director, Wales
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Teresa's main responsibilities will include keeping in touch with the leadership and organisational development needs of Welsh higher education institutions and developing programmes and initiatives for them.
Teresa has recently completed six years as Pro Vice-Chancellor at Cardiff University, where she is currently an Associate PVC and a Professor in the School of Social Sciences. She has also chaired two high profile Commissions of Inquiry on higher education funding and student support for the Welsh Assembly Government.
Speaking about her appointment, Teresa said:
“I am delighted to have this opportunity to work with the Leadership Foundation and colleagues across Wales to enhance leadership in our higher education institutions. The sector faces some serious challenges and imaginative and bold leadership, drawing on the best training and consultancy from the Leadership Foundation, now and in the future will be essential”.
Yr Athro Teresa Rees CBE AcSS FLSW
Mae prif gyfrifoldebau Teresa'n cynnwys cadw mewn cysylltiad ag anghenion sefydliadau addysg uwch Cymru o safbwynt datblygu arweinyddiaeth a threfniadaeth, gan ddatblygu rhaglenni a mentrau iddyn nhw.
Yn ddiweddar mae Teresa wedi cwblhau chwe blynedd fel Dirprwy Is-Ganghellor Prifysgol Caerdydd, lle mae’n Athro yn Ysgol y Gwyddorau Cymdeithasol. Mae’n gynghorydd arbenigol i Gyfarwyddiaeth Ymchwil y Comisiwn Ewropeaidd ac mae wedi cadeirio dau Gomisiwn Ymchwil o bwys i Lywodraeth Cymru ynghylch cyllid addysg uwch a chymorth i fyfyrwyr.
Wrth siarad am ei phenodiad, dywedodd Teresa:
“Dwi wrth fy modd yn cael y cyfle yma i weithio gyda'r Sefydliad Arweinyddiaeth a chydweithwyr ledled Cymru i wella arweinyddiaeth yn ein sefydliadau addysg uwch. Mae’r sector yn wynebu heriau o bwys a bydd arweinyddiaeth ddewr a llawn dychymyg, sy’n defnyddio’r hyfforddiant a’r ymgynghoriaeth orau sydd ar gael gan y Sefydliad Arweinyddiaeth yn hanfodol, nawr ac yn y dyfodol”.
Associate Director Scotland
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Jean Chandler joined the Leadership Foundation as Associate Director, Scotland in August 2012, with a wealth of experience in leadership and management in higher education. Her most recent appointment was as deputy director of HR (staff and organisational development) at the University of Glasgow, where she was responsible for the strategic leadership and management development of senior academics and directors of professional services.
Jean has significant experience of leading and developing bespoke programmes in learning and organisational development and is passionate about leadership and management development in the sector. She has extensive experience of using different development tools to help groups and individuals gain and share their knowledge and learning in a practical and supportive way. Jean is also keen that people enjoy learning in a creative and supportive environment, with an element of fun, to ensure people get the best out of each session.
Committed to her own professional development as well as others’, Jean has a master’s in management and leadership learning (MAMLL) and is a chartered member of the Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD). She is also working towards a level 7 executive coaching qualification accredited by the Institute of Leadership and Management (ILM) and is accredited to deliver Myers-Briggs personality profiling.