Larann Foss has worked within the Education sector for almost 30 years. His early career teaching within secondary education, before moving into a central role as a senior manager within Dumfries and Galloway Council and the Education and Learning Directorate. Over the years Larann’s focus has always been around ensuring spaces, buildings, facilities are fit for purpose, and are able to provide the best possible opportunities for all children and young people.
As well as the school estate, Larann has led on IT (hardware, software, support services) within all schools across Dumfries and Galloway, ensuring that equity of provision was forefront in any decision making processes. More recently Larann lead on the successful delivery of the expansion of nursery provision within the Authority and the move from 600hrs to 1140hrs of free early learning and childcare.
Currently Larann’s key projects include significant investment in secondary school provision across the town of Dumfries, specifically through Dumfries Learning Town, and delivering on a transformational programme which will lay the foundations for reshaping the school estate across Dumfries and Galloway.