Wolsey Hall appoints new Principal

Introducing Gavin McLean

International homeschooling college, Wolsey Hall Oxford, is pleased to announce the appointment of its new Principal, Mr. Gavin McLean. The organisation would also like to take this opportunity to express its deep gratitude and bid a fond farewell to the outgoing Principal, Mr. Lee Wilcock. 

Mr McLean joins Wolsey Hall from Hudson Global Scholars, a provider of online and distance learning education to schools around the world. He has a long career in international education, initially as a publisher for companies including Macmillan. He also ran international business development for National Geographic Learning before moving into online schooling, first with Edmentum and then with Hudson. 

Wolsey Hall appoints new principal

He is a passionate advocate for online education and joins Wolsey Hall Oxford with a wealth of experience and a commitment to academic excellence. He brings a unique blend of leadership, educational innovation, and a profound understanding of the evolving landscape of online learning. 

Mr. McLean’s vision for Wolsey Hall Oxford is to continue its legacy of delivering high-quality education, while embracing the latest technology and pedagogical advancements. His dedication to promoting a supportive and inclusive learning environment aligns seamlessly with Wolsey Hall Oxford’s mission to provide top-class education to students worldwide. 

In his new role as Principal, Mr. McLean aims to enhance the institution’s curriculum, further expand its global reach, and ensure that students continue to receive the best possible educational experience. McLean commented:It is a tremendous honour and privilege to accept the baton from Lee to lead Wolsey Hall on the next phase of its development. I do so with humility and respect for everything he and the team have achieved. Wolsey Hall provides quality education to students around the world, and it is my goal to open this opportunity to as many students as possible, whilst maintaining the high standards of which everyone should be rightly proud.  

The departure of the outgoing Principal, Mr. Lee Wilcock, is bittersweet for the Wolsey Hall Oxford community. Mr. Wilcock has been a dedicated and inspiring leader for the organisation over the years, contributing significantly to its growth and success. His leadership has left a lasting impression, and his vision has steered it to new heights. 

“On behalf of the entire Wolsey Hall Oxford community, we would like to express our heartfelt gratitude to Mr. Lee Wilcock for his outstanding service and dedication to our students,” said Lynne Stacey, [Head of Marketing]. “Under his leadership, Wolsey Hall Oxford has flourished, and we are deeply appreciative of his contributions.” 

Wolsey Hall Oxford looks forward to an exciting and successful future under the guidance of its new Principal, Gavin McLean, while also cherishing the legacy left behind by Mr. Lee Wilcock. 

For further information please contact Karen Binedell on karen.binedell@wolseyhalloxford.org.uk