Margaret Maden – New Vice-President

Professor Maden was invited to become a Vice-President in March 2017

12 March 2017

Professor Margaret Maden worked in inner London as a geography teacher, headteacher and Director of the Islington Sixth Form Centre. She also worked in Oxfordshire as deputy head of a large comprehensive school, and in Warwickshire as Chief Education Officer.

She was a member of the National Commission on Education where she co-edited the Commission’s report ‘Effective Schools in Disadvantaged Areas’ and edited a follow-up study,’ Success Against the Odds: Five Years On’. For several years she wrote a monthly column for the Times Educational Supplement and was a local government consultant and rapporteur for the OECD, Paris. Until 2001 she was President of the British Education Management and Administration Society (BEMAS).

At Keele University Margaret was Director of the Centre for Successful Schools. More recently she was an Hon. Fellow at the University of Oxford Department of Education, and a governor of the Royal Ballet School. She was a Board member of the Royal Opera House from 2004 to 2013.

Margaret was Chair of the St Ebbe’s New Development Residents’ Association (SENDRA) in 2016 and has served for 6 years as a governor of St. Christopher’s Primary School, Temple Cowley.