• Emma Hardy

    Shadow FE and HE minister

    “You as an individual have a legal right to learn”

  • Professor Kevin Orr

    Professor of work and learning and associate dean, University of Huddersfield

    “Too often, reform has overlooked teachers in education”

  • Stuart Rimmer

    CEO, East Coast College

    “The only way FE will find its voice is if it rediscovers its socialist ideals”

  • Neil Bentley-Gockmann

    CEO, WorldSkills UK

    “WorldSkills goes to the heart of who I am as a person.”

  • Anna Morrison

    Director, Amazing Apprenticeships

    “I don't want young people saying 'a company like Google don't want someone like me'”

  • Corrina Hembury

    Managing director, Access Training

    “The passion for me has always been about the learners ”

  • Ali Hadawi

    Principal, Central Bedfordshire College

    “Education wasn’t on my radar as my career”

  • Zamzam Ibrahim

    president, National Union of Students

    “The cultural shame around FE needs to change”

  • Charlotte Bosworth

    Managing director, Innovate Awarding

    “Everyone is in education to get a job”

  • Julie Mills

    CEO & Group Principal, Milton Keynes College

    “FE is not about second chances. It’s about excellence”

  • Robert Halfon

    Chair, Education select committee

    “Lifelong learning is a disaster area - there's not enough money”