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Jon Allen – West Thames College

25th November 2020 West Thames College (WTC) is a medium-sized general further education college with two main sites in the London Borough of Hounslow. WTC offers a broad curriculum in most subject areas for full- and part-time learners and includes full-time provision for pupils aged 14 to 16. The majority of learners study on full-time 16 to 19 […]
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Lottie Thompson – Hull College

25th November 2020 Lottie Thompson is the Director of Governance for Hull College. She is an advisor to the board of governors  having been at the college for around seven years, starting in a dual role as a lawyer and clerk before progressing to the role of Director. Tell us a bit about your college ”We are a […]
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Sarah Thompson – Darlington College

12th November 2019 Sarah Thompson is the clerk at the college and is entrusted with recruiting new governors to the organisation. Darlington College prides itself on being at the heart of its community and forging excellent relationships with businesses and other partners, including Teesside University. In 2018, Sarah began using the free Inspiring FE Governance service to look […]
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Paul Butler – Waltham Forest College

14th November 2018 The most rewarding aspect of my involvement is seeing students’ achievements recognised. Going into a classroom and seeing a principal presenting certificates for improved attendance, when you know that a student has overcome challenging issues in their private life, for instance, is very rewarding.
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Jennifer Sunter – Halesowen College

30th January 2018 Removing barriers to and providing a great environment in which students can achieve and progress are key here. To this end, we work in collaboration and partnership with schools, higher education providers and employers.
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Caroline Gillam – Farnborough College

18th January 2018 This college is an Ofsted ‘outstanding’ rated college and accredited College of the University of Surrey. Inspiring FE Governance has helped Farnborough College to find skills to support succession planning.
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Piers White – Croydon College

1st June 2017 My background as an executive director, CEO, chair and non-executive director has given me a good understanding of how to strike the right balance between challenge and support.