The Journal for Executive and Governance Leaders

Kate Dethridge

Deputy Director in the NWLSC Regional School Commissioner’s Office

Dame Kate is Deputy Director in the NWLSC Regional School Commissioner’s Office. Prior to this, she was a Headteacher for 18 years, running an outstanding school in Reading. She was a National Leader of Education for 8 years and ran a Teaching School. Kate served on a number of DfE panels over this time. She was an OfSTEd inspector, an associate director of the National Education Trust and a board member of FASNA, with a particular interest in school finance. She was also a member of the NWLSC RSC Headteacher Board and a founding trustee of the College of Teaching.