MECE Leadership Bio
Kenny SpenceKenny Spence is a tireless campaigner for the need to have more men working in childcare. He was responsible for the setting up and success of various childcare initiatives, including the hugely successful Men in Childcare Project, which has had over 1,000 male students undertake childcare training. The Project which started in Edinburgh is now United Kingdom wide.
Kenny was also instrumental in the setting up of the Dads Club a Lone Fathers Project, which enables single fathers to gain better parenting skills as well as giving them a chance to mix with other men who are in the same predicament. As Manager of the Gilmerton Child & Family Centre he set in motion an easy learning and accessible computer system for children. Kenny and Men in Childcare have organised 6 international Conferences as well as this he has spoken on the subject of Men in Childcare at conferences all over Europe. Kenny is now in partnership with a host of countries from the European Union, helping to push forward the Men in Childcare ethos on a European front.