Interview With An Educator: Colin MacLean
This is an interview with Colin MacLean which took place in the Curious Tea Rooms in Edinburgh over coffee to explore the various perspectives he holds around the theme of education. Here you can find out about and enjoy the seasoned comments of someone who has spent many years in the civil service and in educational roles.
Colin worked in education for 40 years and as a civil servant in the Scottish Government dealing mainly with children, social care and education issues. From 2002 to 2008 he held policy responsibility for children’s issues, including early years and childcare.
As a parent, and now a grandparent, he is familiar with the practical issues faced by the users of childcare services and now chairs the Partnership Commission on Childcare Reform: