LEACAN 14+ Ltd is the national network for staff in local authorities which provides the platform for professional development through the exchange of knowledge and expertise, within the network and beyond, in the pursuit of improving the learning experiences and outcomes for all young people aged 14-19.
Membership of LEACAN provides access to unrivalled development and networking opportunities, influential communication channels and professional support. It provides members with a voice to influence government policy and decision makers at the highest levels.
We are a charitable membership organisation that welcomes those who share our core values. Membership of LEACAN provides access to unrivalled development and networking opportunities, influential communication channels and professional support. It provides members with opportunities to constructively engage with policy and decision makers at the highest level
Our Aims and Objectives
Charitable Object – To advance education for the benefit of the public by contributing to the improvement in the quality of education and training, with particular reference to the 14-19 phase and life long learning.
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We work with a wide range of organisations which include:
Non-departmental public bodies
Independent educational organisations
Learning institutions: schools, Further and Higher Education, private providers, youth providers and the voluntary sector
Our trustees and management board
Chair: John Thompson, York, Yorks & Humberside
Melanie Bear, Newcastle, North East
Rajmund Brent, Kent
Helen Cross, Kensington&Chelsea/Hammersmith&Fulham, London
Joh Ellis, St Helens, NW & Merseyside
Juliet Greely, Hertfordshire, Eastern
Wendy Mappin, Network Manager
Tina Pagett, Education Fellowship (Academies)
Kath Wright (CEIAG)