Mandy has been with Scotland’s National Centre for Languages for 15 years and is responsible for the overall administrative, financial and strategic operation of SCILT, Scotland’s National Centre for Languages and CISS, the Confucius Institute for Scotland’s Schools. Mandy is part of the Senior Leadership Team and works closely with the Director and Depute Director in liaising with Scottish Government, Education Scotland and Confucius Institute Headquarters in China, facilitating meetings, events and projects across both teams.
She is directly involved with SCILT’s many networks and works in close liaison with SCILT’s strategic partnerships, disseminating information through the Languages Network Group Scotland (LANGS). Principal roles include managing SCILT and CISS Advisory Boards and Groups; responsibility for administration of SCILT and CISS finances and contracts; construction, collation and management of hub operational plans and hub funding; recruitment and induction of staff and management of staff issues including health and wellbeing; overall responsibility for organisation of all professional learning, national conferences and ICT support at events.
Mandy has overall responsibility for the management and operation of the new Ramshorn building, working extensively over the last year with colleagues in preparation for the move to the new premises, supporting staff through required changes and working closely with University colleagues, contractors and architects to bring the project to fruition.
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University of Strathclyde
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