Don't follow the LSC's new leader

16th January 2004 at 00:00
The Government is anxious to ensure those who begin courses at FE colleges go on to gain a qualification, but it will not be able to hold up the new chief executive of the LSC as a shining example.

Thirty years ago, when he was a junior reporter on the Grimsby News, Mark Haysom did a block-release course in journalism at Richmond college, Sheffield. But did he pass the National Council for the Training of Journalists proficiency test taken at the end of his apprenticeship? Er, no.

Actually, he went the HE route and, after graduation, did a diploma in journalism.

Subscribe to get access to the content on this page.

If you are already a Tes/ Tes Scotland subscriber please log in with your username or email address to get full access to our back issues, CPD library and membership plus page.

Not a subscriber? Find out more about our subscription offers.
Subscribe now
Existing subscriber?
Enter subscription number

Comments

The guide by your side – ensuring you are always up to date with the latest in education.

Get Tes magazine online and delivered to your door. Stay up to date with the latest research, teacher innovation and insight, plus classroom tips and techniques with a Tes magazine subscription.
With a Tes magazine subscription you get exclusive access to our CPD library. Including our New Teachers’ special for NQTS, Ed Tech, How to Get a Job, Trip Planner, Ed Biz Special and all Tes back issues.

Subscribe now