Part of Education Scotland’s Executive team and is one of three Strategic Directors. Education Scotland is Scotland’s National Education Improvement Agency and provides support, advice and guidance as well as inspection and review across all stages of education.
Lesley has been with Education Scotland since 2003 (previously Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Education (HMIE)).
She has strategic responsibility for Education Scotland’s lead policy role in Youth Work and Adult Learning including ESOL. She is also responsible for early learning and childcare, inclusion and additional support needs, Education Scotland’s work with local authorities and Independent Schools.