Who goes where;Briefing;People

25th June 1999 at 01:00
Penelope Leach, the child psychologist and childcare expert, has become president of the National Childminding Association, which has launched a campaign to promote registered childminding. Her classic book, 'Your Baby and Child', has just won the British Medical Association's award for the best medical book for a general audience.

Anne Jarvis is the new education chair of the Association of London Government, which represents all 33 councils in the capital. Mrs Jarvis is a former primary teacher who has chaired the eduction committee of the London borough of Barnet for five years.

Prince Michael of Kent has become the royal patron of the Institute of Linguists. He is himself an accomplished linguist trained by the Ministry of Defence in Russian and other languages. The institute, founded in 1910, is the UK's largest organisation for translators, interpreters and language teachers. It is also an exam awarding body.

Kim Ryley, director of education for Rhondda Cynon Taff since its creation in 1995, has been appointed chief executive of the council. He has been acting chief executive since January. Mr Ryley was last year's chairman of the Welsh Society of Education Officers.

Stockport has appointed headteachers for two new schools for pupils with emotional and behavioural difficulties. Anne Copley is to take charge of a new primary school in Heald Green (as well as managing the borough's primary behaviour support service) and Susan Woodgate will lead a new 11-16 secondary school in Hawk Green. Both schools, as yet unnamed, will open in September.

The three final members have been appointed to the board of UFI Ltd which, under chairman Lord Dearing, is developing the University for Industry. They are Ann Limb, principal and chief executive of Cambridge Regional College, Aideen McGinley, chief executive of Fermanagh District Council, and Tahir Mohsan, managing director of Granville Technology Ltd.

Subscribe to get access to the content on this page.

If you are already a Tes/ Tes Scotland subscriber please log in with your username or email address to get full access to our back issues, CPD library and membership plus page.

Not a subscriber? Find out more about our subscription offers.
Subscribe now
Existing subscriber?
Enter subscription number

Comments

The guide by your side – ensuring you are always up to date with the latest in education.

Get Tes magazine online and delivered to your door. Stay up to date with the latest research, teacher innovation and insight, plus classroom tips and techniques with a Tes magazine subscription.
With a Tes magazine subscription you get exclusive access to our CPD library. Including our New Teachers’ special for NQTS, Ed Tech, How to Get a Job, Trip Planner, Ed Biz Special and all Tes back issues.

Subscribe now