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Whistleblowers in FE are vital for sector scrutiny

Whistleblowers aren’t treated with much respect in the UK, even though they generally have good intentions. Dame Ruth Silver...

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FE leaders need mental health support too

It can be lonely at the top, admits former principal Neil Bates People who have headaches but describe them...

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Healthy organisations need healthy leaders

The whole character of an institution is shaped by its leaders’ ethics, writes Dame Ruth Silver Leadership and mental...

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Machiavellian advice for college principals

Principals are often maligned, but they’re only mirroring government policy, argues Damien Page It is not hard to find...

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How to get more women into FE leadership

Getting more women into leadership positions is a multifaceted challenge, but there are some practical steps leaders in FE...

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Wellbeing applies to staff as well as students

Improving staff wellbeing is not only vital to college success, it’s our moral duty as FE leaders, says Stuart...

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Let’s take full advantage of what devolution can offer

The government’s devolution and localism agenda creates opportunities for the sector to refine its mission and purpose, says Ayub...

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College principal set to retire after record 33 years at the helm

The longest-serving FE college principal in the country will finally retire next year, after more than 33 years in...

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