Hugh Robinson, senior deputy head of Pingle School, Derbyshire, will become head of Minster College, Kent, upon the retirement of Richard Barson after 20 years' service.
Margaret Bell, chief executive of the National Council for Educational Technology, is stepping down at the end of this month to undertake research and consultancy projects in educational technology. Mike Littlewood, director (finance, administration and personnel) has been appointed temporary chief executive.
Maria Holton, major project engineer with Thorn Lighting Limited, Romford, is the 1996 Young Woman Engineer of the Year. The award is sponsored by The Institution of Electronics and Electrical Incorporated Engineers and The Caroline Haslett Memorial Trust.