• The Award for Headteacher of the Year in a Secondary School
  • Lisneal College
  • Gold Winners, Silver Winners
  • 2021
  • Londonderry

Michael Allen joined Lisneal College in 2015 as headteacher and his commitment, leadership and inspiration to all stakeholders has been nothing less than outstanding every day since.

His powerful vision and strategic approach now means that Lisneal College is not just a name recognised locally but globally. Michael at all times puts the needs of his students first. He advocates on their behalf and is a wonderful role model with regard to his work ethic, strong value system, accountability and professionalism.

Michael’s outstanding leadership has resulted in a dramatic increase in school enrolment and through gradual change and improvement, he has taken the College’s provision to another level.