Malcolm Trobe

Malcolm Trobe

Malcolm Trobe CBE is the former Deputy General Secretary for the Association of School and College Leaders (ASCL). He worked full-time for ASCL from September 2008 until August 2018 including a fifteen-month period as Interim General Secretary in 2016/17. Malcolm was the head teacher of Malmesbury School in Wiltshire for 17 years.

He now works as an independent Educational Consultant specialising in leadership and governance, strategic planning, and curriculum. Malcolm is the programme director for the ASCL co-ordinated Executive Leadership Consortium NPQ Executive Leadership programme. Malcolm chaired the Review Group on Headteacher Standards for the DfE and is on the DfE Review Group for all National Professional Qualifications and the Early Career Framework. He has significant non-executive experience having previously served on the Advisory Board of the EFA, the Board of the YPLA, the National Council of the LSC and the Board of Future Leaders.


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