Heather

Head of Programme

heather.hughes@yes.org.uk

07825066960


Heather has over 20 years of experience working in education and has had the opportunity to carry out a variety of roles to help young people gain the skills they need to reach their full potential.

During her career she has been a Lecturer, Head of Student Support, Head of Equality and, more recently, the Director of Student Support Services at one of the largest colleges in Scotland.

She has a special interest in Enterprise Education and Entrepreneurship and has been Head of Programme for Scotland's Enterprising Schools since February 2015.


Lorraine

Development Officer

lorraine.ross@yes.org.uk

07800518964


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

Website & Social Media Intern

kirsty.chalmers@yes.org.uk

07516434447


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.