Money is a tetchy subject in education, especially in FE, where it’s harder to come by than coherent information regarding T levels.
When a story breaks like the one about an interim college leader receiving £173,000 for seven months’ work, questions inevitably follow.
I’m not privy to the hardships and trials that come with such a position and I assume that the pressure and workload are extremely large. But £20,000-a -month large? According to official statements, the pay lined up with market conditions.
Giving large salaries and bonuses to managers while pay for front-line staff dwindles ...