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An overarching sector voice will make FE sing

If college leaders collaborate on national initiatives, they can become a ‘go to’ authority sought out by politicians and policymakers, writes Ali Hadawi

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The role of a senior leader in any sector is complex and multi-faceted – and further education is no different. Its complexity emanates from the need for the leader to learn and hone many skills.

A senior leader in an FE college, for example, needs to understand the business of education. This can include: the intricacies of the role of the teacher; what enables a learner to thrive and succeed; curriculum development and relevance; employment prospects in their locality; the quality improvement process and how to measure their effectiveness; and curriculum management.

A senior leader also ...

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