Kate Bancroft is course leader of the Masters degree in Early Years and Childhood Studies at Leeds Beckett University and a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy. Her background is in secondary school physical education teaching. Across her 7-year career as a teacher she was also a pastoral leader, head of department, head of faculty and an assistant headteacher and worked in four different secondary schools across Leeds, Halifax and Bradford. She joined the Carnegie School of Education as a lecturer in September 2017.
Helps trainees and teachers to identify and support young people with mental health needs, providing a range of evidence-based tools.