Elise Leclerc

Elise Leclerc
Executive Director
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Elise started her career as an academic and secondary school teacher of English linguistics in Paris, before moving to Dublin where she managed the Dublin Computer Clubhouse for the Intel Foundation/MIT Media Lab (a digital creativity learning programme for disadvantaged teenagers) for three years.

She then moved to London where she worked for Open-City, an architecture education charity linking the secondary D&T curriculum with architecture for another three years, before moving to the Paul Hamlyn Foundation/Mental Health Foundation where she worked for four years on a research programme focussing on improving the mental health of vulnerable teenagers through in-school and out-of-school interventions. She was Trustee of European think tank Independent Academic Research Studies in 2012-2013 and joined Teaching Leaders as Programmes Associate Director in January 2014.