Today Mrs Jacqueline Mason was appointed to the post of Director of Education.
Mrs Mason has a distinguished career as an educator and is currently the Head of Notre Dame School.
The Government has also announced the appointment of Ms Keri Scott, Deputy Head at Westside School, to the post of Senior Education Advisor.
These key appointments come at an important time in the development of Education policy and provision in Gibraltar. The Government is fully confident that both Mrs Mason and Ms Scott are excellently equipped to take on these new challenges and looks forward to working with them to drive the future of Education in Gibraltar forward for the better.
This afternoon saw three further promotions to the post of Head Teacher. The Government takes this opportunity to congratulate Mrs Lizanne Andrews on her appointment to Head Teacher of St Anne’s Middle School, Mrs Desiree Holmes on her appointment to Head Teacher of St Bernard’s Middle School and Mrs Rosanna Hitchcock on her appointment to Head Teacher of St Paul’s First School.
Minister for Education, John Cortes said: "I would like to congratulate all five of these outstanding candidates on their promotions today and I look forward to working with them all for the benefit of all of Gibraltar’s pupils, students and teachers at this exciting time."