Lorraine trained at the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama and Strathclyde University as a teacher of Drama. She has been Acting Faculty Head of Performing Arts, Principal Teacher of Pastoral Care and was appointed Enterprise and Employability Officer for a School Learning Community in Glasgow.
Here she developed and facilitated entrepreneurial learning opportunities for teaching staff and pupils across 7 primary schools, 2 nursery schools, 2 additional support needs establishments and a secondary school. She was then appointed Principal Teacher of Enterprise, Employability and Wider Achievement at Lourdes Secondary School where she developed a programme of enterprise opportunities for all learners embedded in the curriculum.
Lorraine is delighted to now be working as Development Officer for Scotland’s Enterprising Schools supporting colleagues across Scotland on their enterprising learning and teaching journey.
Kirsty studied English at Edinburgh Napier University and was delighted to graduate with honours in 2015.
After graduation, she spent a brief period working in the Student Loans Company's contact centre before getting her first graduate level job at the flexible working recruitment website Flexiworkorce as their Communications & PR Executive.
After a year of leading the flexible working revolution, Kirsty has now come on board to help us champion enterprise activity and entrepreneurial thinking in schools across Scotland.