Tes FE Podcast: Governors and the insolvency regime

Collab Group chief executive Ian Pretty joins Sarah Simons to discuss the changing role of college governors

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Collab group chief executive Ian Pretty joins Tes FE podcast host Sarah Simons to discuss college governance and the impact of the insolvency regime

In this week's episode of the Tes FE podcast, Collab Group chief executive Ian Pretty chats with Tes columnist and podcast host Sarah Simons about how the role of college governors has changed in recent years, and how the introduction of an insolvency regime for colleges will mean further change is likely.

The stakes for college governors are higher because the cost of wrongdoing could, in theory, lead to them being barred from being a company director or elected official.

What lessons can governors in further education learn from the private sector on governance, as college structures become more commercially focused?

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This podcast relates to an article in the 8 February edition of Tes. Subscribers can read the full story here. To subscribe, click here. To download the digital edition, Android users can click here and iOS users can click hereTes magazine is available at all good newsagents

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