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They think it’s all over…for some college leaders, it is now

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In a series of resignations that could be described as football-manager-esque, eight principals have called time, voluntarily or otherwise, on college leadership so far this academic year.

Gary Phillips became the latest to step down this week, as he handed in his notice at City College Plymouth, just months after joining this summer.

The move followed both a vote of no confidence by UCU members in Plymouth and the publication of an FE commissioner report, in which he was criticised, into his previous place of work, Ealing, Hammersmith and West London College.

Other casualties include Dame ...

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