Past fellows and projects

What fellowships have FETL previously awarded?

  • Fostering creative leadership in FE – Ruth Allen, the Cornwall College Group.
  • The impact of leadership on part-time teachers – Ann Creed, Workers’ Educational Association.
  • Attitudes to leadership of diversification and risk in sixth-form colleges – Alex Day, Peter Symonds College.
  • Leadership challenges of third-sector providers – Tim Ward, The Learning Curve.
  • Leverage leadership: A new paradigm for further education? – Steve Lambert, University of Chester
  • What would FE look like if adults who don’t currently engage with lifelong learning had a voice to shape the sector? – Jessica Russell, Southend Adult Community College

You can read more about these research projects and the fellows below.

Past Fellows:

Carol Thompson, University of Bedfordshire

Carol Thompson, University of Bedfordshire

Finding the Glass Slipper - an exploration of the impact of leadership thinking. The focus of this Fellowship is to... Read full biography

Dragana Ramsden, Morley College

Dragana Ramsden, Morley College

Developing a new vision of a collaborative partnership between Adult Community Learning and Mental Health primary care.... Read full biography

Tim Ward, The Learning Curve

Tim Ward is Chief Executive of The Learning Curve, a not-for-profit organisation focused on workforce and organisational... Read full biography

Alex Day, Peter Symonds College

Alex Day has led the adult and higher education division of Peter Symonds College in Winchester for seven years – a... Read full biography

Ruth Allen, the Cornwall College Group

Ruth Allen is Group Development Manager with the Cornwall College Group, a major provider of further education which... Read full biography

Ann Creed, Workers’ Educational Association

Ann Creed is an experienced researcher with strong roots in community education. She describes herself as ‘an... Read full biography

Steve Lambert

Dr Steve Lambert is a Senior Lecturer in educational leadership and Programme Leaders for the MA in Educational... Read full biography

Jessica Russell

Jessica Russell works at Southend Adult Community College and is currently lead for the Adult Education Mental Health... Read full biography

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