29th August 2006
COLLEGE PRINCIPAL TO BE HONOURED BY UNIVERSITY
Principal and Chief Executive of
Elaine McMahon will attend a ceremony at the Kingston Communications Stadium on Wednesday 6th September to receive an honorary Doctorate of Letters from the university.
coming to Hull Ms McMahon was formerly Principal and Chief Executive of Salford
College. She has worked in both the public and private sectors and has
extensive experience of further and higher education, including three years at
She has a strong commitment to working closely with community and employment groups to promote lifelong learning and widening participation, particularly within communities facing development and renewal.
is currently completing a doctoral course in educational research at
Outside of further education she has worked as a director with a Chamber of Commerce and also as a Chartered Institute of Personnel Development committee member.
She is currently involved with advisory groups for the Quality Improvement Agency (QIA) and the Learning and Skills Council (LSC) and is a member of Sir George Sweeney’s Association of Colleges (AoC) Task Group on Self-Regulation for the FE sector.
She is secretary of the 157 Group of college principals and a board member of the Humber Learning and Skills Council.
Ms McMahon will receive her honorary Doctorate of
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