Executive Director appointed

We are delighted to announce the appointment of Jimi Slattery as the new Executive Director of its Compassion Matters (CM) programme, bringing an ethics education grounded in compassion and related values into UK schools.

Prior to joining the DLCC, Jimi was Head of Widening Access and Participation at the University of Oxford. In this role he was responsible for the University’s outreach work with young people across the UK.

Whilst working for Oxford, Jimi has overseen and undertaken widening participation projects in a number of areas including; engaging with primary schools, mentoring, coaching, mental health, digital education and enabling young people to develop skills through research.

Jimi also has experience in the commercial, public and charity sector for a number of training and education related organisations in the UK and worldwide. Jimi has designed and managed educational programmes in several countries including Sri Lanka, Guyana, China and Thailand. He has also worked in vocational education promoting the value of practical qualifications to employers and young people.

We are extremely excited by the outstanding skills and experience that Jimi will to CM, and look forward to seeing the project grow under his Directorship.

A project from the Dalai Lama Centre for Compassion

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