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Phil Frier, interim principal, K College

On the office wall of K College principal Phil Frier hangs a picture of Mount Everest. It’s a reminder…

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Jane Overbury, principal, Christ the King Sixth Form College

Dr Jane Overbury says it is “genuinely a surprise” to find herself principal of Inner London’s Christ the King…

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Ameen Hussain, manager, Greenwich Asian Resource Centre

It has been a long journey for Ameen Hussain from the Indian Pearl City of Hyderabad to collecting an…

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Christine Doubleday, deputy executive director, 157 Group

The importance of education as a means to getting on in life was instilled into Christine Doubleday by her…

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Asha Khemka, principal, West Nottinghamshire College

Asha Khemka was always certain that one day she would be “somebody”, but she says there was never a…

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Christine Bullock, chief executive, Apt Awards

The Pheasant Inn, in Chippenham, has a lot to answer for in Christine Bullock’s life. It was where she…

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Andrew Jones, apprenticeship ambassador to Parliament

Andrew Jones MP is a little uncertain about being profiled when we meet in the glass-roofed atrium of Portcullis…

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Mark Brickley, principal, Kensington and Chelsea College

Despite passing the 11-plus, Mark Brickley says he wasn’t a particularly academic child. For reasons neither he nor his…

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Anthony Bravo, principal, Basingstoke College of Technology

The first thing that greets visitors to Anthony Bravo’s office is a glass case con­taining a boxing glove signed…

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Gill Alton, principal, Rotherham College of Arts and Technology

Rotherham College of Arts and Technology had never been graded higher than a level three by Ofsted inspectors before…

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Don Hayes, board member, Education and Training Foundation

It is somewhat ironic that Don Hayes was not a fan of education as a teenager and left school…

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Penny Petch, president, Institute for Learning

Former nurse and midwife Penny Petch had a dramatic start to her full-time teaching career. In the late nineties,…

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