A qualified teacher, Ruth has held a number of roles in further education as well as in the commercial sector. Alongside her role as CEO of the Career Colleges Trust, Ruth is a consultant to the FE Sector, supporting college turnarounds and business development. Previously she been a CEO and Principal of an FE college.
Ruth previously worked in the commercial sector for blue chip companies. She later ran a successful management consultancy providing performance recovery support and developing training programs for banks, law firms and other international organisations.
Ruth also has seven years of experience as Deputy Principal in two Further Education colleges. Her key area of expertise was on financial recovery, quality improvement and changing the business focus, with ‘Good’ and ‘Outstanding’ Ofsted grades at inspections.
Students from four digital @CareerCollegesT across the UK put their creative and presentation skills to the test last week – at the virtual final of a project sponsored by Amazon Web Services (@AWS_UKI), and supported by The Prince’s Trust (@PrincesTrust), @barnardos, @HSBC and the @BBC.
As we start to emerge from the Covid-19 pandemic, thoughts are turning to the re-building of the economy. Many businesses have suffered while other industries have met with growing demand. Logistics is one of those expanding sectors. While the entire population was told to stay at home, transportation of goods to people’s front doors has become an essential part of everyday life.
Grant Findlay, Strategy Director at Sir Robert McAlpine (@WeAreMcAlpine) reflects on the relationship between industry and educators during #NCW2021
With this year’s National Careers Week upon us, it is an important time to reflect on the relationship between industry and educators – and the opportunities we need to be offering our young people.