Tes FE Podcast: The FE leadership challenge

In this week's Tes FE podcast, Dame Ruth Silver and Sarah Simons discuss the challenges of college leadership

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This week, Tes columnist Sarah Simons and FETL president Dame Ruth Silver discuss the challenges of leading a college. They revisit the recent departures of eight college principals, and assess what the research on leadership in FE suggests about the best way to run a college. 

Dame Ruth argues there is more compassion needed in FE, not just for leaders, but for the sector as a whole, but also stresses that leaders need to be aware that the funding invested in the college sector is public money. 

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