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‘Civil servants spend too much time in a room with other civil servants’

After four years in the job, Jonathan Slater was unceremoniously sacked as permanent secretary of the Department for Education….

Jess Staufenberg
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Introducing… Shane Chowen

Shane Chowen, currently an area director at AoC, will become FE Week’s new editor in August. He talks to Jess…

Jess Staufenberg
Jess Staufenberg
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Introducing… Jo Grady

Jo Grady, general secretary of the UCU, swept to the leadership at a young age pledging to improve wages…

Jess Staufenberg
Jess Staufenberg
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The Interview: Roger Taylor

Roger Taylor, the former chair of Ofqual, who oversaw the grades fiasco last summer, has spent much of his…

Jess Staufenberg
Jess Staufenberg
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Introducing… Larissa Kennedy

Almost one year in to her two-year role, Larissa Kennedy, one of the youngest ever presidents of the National…

Jess Staufenberg
Jess Staufenberg
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Profile: Asfa Sohail. Principal, Lewisham College

JL Dutaut meets a college principal for whom building resilience is a matter of building communities   How are you?  Good…

JL Dutaut
JL Dutaut


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Introducing… David Gallagher

David Gallagher tells Jess Staufenberg how he pulled back from the brink of a reckless life to focus on…

Jess Staufenberg
Jess Staufenberg
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Profile: Rebecca Conroy, CEO, East Sussex College Group

Challenging CEO stereotypes is one thing, but Rebecca Conroy’s relentless and contagious positivity must have an explanation. JL Dutaut…

JL Dutaut
JL Dutaut
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Introducing…Steve Kelly

Whether it’s teaching in prisons or walking on hot coals, Steve Kelly, principal at Keighley College near Bradford, says…

Jess Staufenberg
Jess Staufenberg
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Profile: Ian Pryce, chief executive, The Bedford College Group

JL Dutaut meets a longstanding college leader who thinks we could all benefit from taking the long view How…

JL Dutaut
JL Dutaut
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Profile: Dipa Ganguli, principal, Sutton College Adult Education

Newly-honoured principal, Dipa Ganguli could teach us all a thing or two about keeping calm and carrying on, finds…

JL Dutaut
JL Dutaut
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Jess Staufenberg meets a leader bending the UTC model to build the pipeline of post-16 technical learners In March…

Jess Staufenberg
executive principal, UTC Plymouth

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Troubleshooter takes the reins at newly formed college

A newly formed college has appointed an experienced troubleshooter as its interim chief executive. City of Portsmouth College, which…

Billy Camden
Billy Camden