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Chris Jones, CEO, City & Guilds

After an hour with Chris Jones it’s difficult to say I’ve discovered much that wasn’t already known. What the…

FE Week Reporter
FE Week Reporter
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Tristram Hunt, shadow junior education minister

A rich vein of history runs through Tristram Hunt, rising to the surface and touching everything he talks about….

FE Week Reporter
FE Week Reporter
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Robin Landman, CEO, Network for Black Professionals

Robin Landman’s experience of social injustice is rooted much deeper than the workplace. Being forced to flee apartheid-era South…

FE Week Reporter
FE Week Reporter
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David Frost, chair, Local Enterprise Partnership Network

David Frost has waged war in two major financial battles — and come out fighting. The economist watched the…

FE Week Reporter
FE Week Reporter
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Deirdre Hughes, chair, National Careers Council

It’s the mid-1970s. You’re a pupil in Northern Ireland, at the height of the Troubles, nervous about the careers…

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FE Week Reporter
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Michele Sutton, principal, Bradford College

The world of FE is dotted with strong female role models. There’s Dame Ruth Silver, chair of the Learning…

Nick Linford
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John Bolt, former teacher and funding guru

It’s not an easy job getting audiences to master complex financial concepts. And you don’t normally expect to cross…

FE Week Reporter
FE Week Reporter
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Gordon Marsden, shadow skills minister

Picture the young Gordon Marsden on his first day as a tutor for the Open University. It is the…

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FE Week Reporter
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Mike Hopkins, principal, Middlesbrough College

The smiling principal of Middlesbrough College seems like an unlikely sea captain. Just look at him in this week’s…

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FE Week Reporter
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Adrian Bailey, chair, Business, Innovation and Skills Select Committee

You might expect to find industry awards and citations from the world of commerce hanging above Adrian Bailey’s fireplace….

FE Week Reporter
FE Week Reporter
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Richard Marsh, director, National Apprenticeship Service

Richard Marsh remembers his first job well. “It was the Eighties, just after the Berlin Wall had come down,…

Nick Linford
Nick Linford
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Angela O’Donoghue, principal, South Essex College

Angela O’Donoghue doesn’t see herself as ambitious. In fact, the principal of South Essex College, who has set up…

FE Week Reporter
FE Week Reporter

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