Profiles

All Profiles

Profiles

Emily Chapman, vice president for FE, NUS

Emily Chapman has overcome depression and anxiety to be elected as the National Union of Students’ new FE champion,…

Alix Robertson
Alix Robertson
Profiles

Emily Hicks, Festival of Learning 2016 Patron’s Award winner

As entries open for this year’s Festival of Learning awards, we hear from the winner of the 2016 Patron’s…

Jude Burke
Jude Burke
Profiles

Bill Watkin, CEO, Sixth Form Colleges’ Association

Sitting before me in smart suit and tie, Bill Watkin, the chief executive of the Sixth Form Colleges’ Association…

Jude Burke
Jude Burke
Profiles

Liz Rees, director, Unionlearn

Liz Rees knows all about grammar schools — she attended three — but, unlike some prominent politicians, the experience…

Nick Linford
Nick Linford
Profiles

Peter Kyle, chair, All-Party Parliamentary Group for FE and lifelong learning

Struggling young people often need a mentor to inspire and guide them to better things — and Peter Kyle…

Nick Linford
Nick Linford
Profiles

Caroline Allen, CEO, Orchard Hill College Academy Trust

Despite being principal of Orchard Hill College for 21 years, Dr Caroline Allen does not have an office of…

Nick Linford
Nick Linford


Profiles

Kelvin Hopkins, chair, All-Party Parliamentary Group for Sixth Form Colleges

With his softly-spoken and self-effacing manner, Kelvin Hopkins MP might seem an unlikely candidate for prompting one of the…

Nick Linford
Nick Linford
Profiles

Jean Corston, chair, House of Lords Social Mobility Committee

Jean Corston’s journey from council estate to the first female chair of the parliamentary Labour Party and a life…

Nick Linford
Nick Linford
Profiles

Nichola Hay, board director, AELP

Doctors told county-level hockey fanatic Nichola Hay’s parents that she would probably never play sport again after removing a…

Nick Linford
Nick Linford
Profiles

Sal Cooke, education technology expert

Sal Cooke’s experience of using technology in the sector certainly proves that — at least amongst her peers —…

Nick Linford
Nick Linford
Profiles

Andrew Harden, head of FE, University and College Union

Andrew Harden can trace his activism back to a life-changing experience at school in Australia, when he led collective…

Nick Linford
Nick Linford
Profiles

Alice Barnard, CEO, the Edge Foundation

On Monday (February 15) Alice Barnard will take up her new role as chief executive officer of the Edge…

Alix Robertson
Alix Robertson

Must Read

News

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