Mr Pate graduated from Edinburgh University with a BEd (Hons) in Physical Education. He also gained a post graduate certificate from Strathclyde University in Management in Education. He has been a Principal Teacher of Guidance and was a Deputy Head teacher at a school in Glasgow.
I have taught Physical Education for 15 years and am passionate about competitive sports. Having competed for Great Britain in athletics as a teenager I see the benefits of setting yourself challenging but realistic targets and striving to achieve them.