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Maggie Semple, OBE

Maggie Semple, Chief Executive, Experience Corps, visits De Montfort University to give a free lecture as part of the Distinguished Lecture Series.

She was previously Director of the Learning Experience at the New Millennium Experience Company Ltd (1997-2001), Director of Education and Training at the Arts Council of England (1989-1997), a teacher, school inspector and a deputy head teacher (1976-1988).

Maggie serves on a range of Boards including McDonald’s UK Advisory Board and is Chair of NRDC Advisory Committee at the Institute of Education, Chair of the Science Museum and also the Dana Centre, and Chair of the National Youth Music Theatre. She is a Council member of the City & Guilds Institute, is a Governor of De Montfort University, and the Institute of Education at London University. Maggie is also a Trustee of the British Library, the Brit School and, Sadlers Wells Theatre Trust.
Maggie was appointed a Civil Service Commissioner in 2001 and her term of office ended in May 2007. Maggie has served on a number of Government and EU task groups including DfEE National Curriculum (1989-1991), DfEE Widening Participation (1993-1995), DfEE Life-long Learning (1996-1998), DfES e-learning (1999-2000).

In 2001 Maggie was awarded an OBE for her services to education in the UK, an Honorary Doctorate from De Montfort University and in 2005 became a Fellow of the City and Guilds Institute and a member of its Council in 2006.


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Date and Time:

21 October 2009 at 6:00 pm


1 hour



The Queens Building, De Montfort University
De Montfort University
The Gateway
0116 257 7452

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Places must be booked in advance as there are limited spaces. To book a place, or for more information email Daniel Jones on djones@dmu.ac.uk or telephone 0116 257 7452.

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We would also like to invite you to join us at the reception after the lecture where there will be free drinks and canapes.

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