Head of Inclusion, Aldar Academies
Kate McMillan is a teacher, special educator and school counsellor, with 18 years’ experience in early years and educational settings. As Head of Inclusion for Aldar Academies, Kate leads strategic development of Inclusion and Child Protection. She is Chair of the Abu Dhabi SEN Network and an active member of the Abu Dhabi Child Protection and Counselling Networks which work closely with regulatory and government bodies to promote best practice, offer professional development, and support colleagues across the Emirate. Kate has Masters of Education in both Special Education and School Counselling, and her particular interest in adolescent mental health and wellbeing in the UAE, forms the basis of her current doctoral research.