Head of School at the University of Birmingham School
Rebecca Tigue is Head of School at the University of Birmingham School. Originally appointed as Senior Vice-Principal and Director of Character Education, Rebecca has been responsible for the delivery of Enrichment and Character Education since 2015.
Rebecca has become a leading national figure in character education, speaking on the importance of prioritising virtue in education at several national forums, to industry as well as to dozens of visitors to the school from both across the UK and throughout the world.
In recognition of her exemplary work incorporating character as the foundation to all of the school’s activities, Rebecca was presented with the Jubilee Centre’s first Character Ambassador Award in January 2020 at the Centre’s annual conference at Oriel College, University of Oxford as well as being recognised as a ‘Birmingham Hero’ as part of the University of Birmingham’s 2020 Character Matters Campaign