Leading Further Education consultancy firm QLA (Quality Leadership Associates) has announced the appointment of Ioan Morgan CBE, who has joined the business as a Lead Consultant. The former principal of Warwickshire College is a well respected and influential figure within the education sector, being the first to chair the 157 Group, which represents 28 of the largest FE colleges in England.
Mr Morgan has a decorated CV, which includes leading three colleges and three college mergers, a former Association of Colleges Board Member and former member of the Welsh Assembly Government’s Review of FE College Governance.
In 2007, Mr Morgan was appointed CBE for services to the Further Education sector. Ioan’s role within QLA, a division of training provider The Skills Network, will be to lead on projects providing support to the FE sector through interim management, inspection and quality improvement.
QLA Director, Dave Sykes, said: “We are delighted that Ioan has joined QLA. He brings a wealth of knowledge and Leading further education figure joins QLA experience which will be critical in helping to build our strategy going forward. Ioan states: “The Further Education sector is increasingly under huge
pressure to deliver greater outputs for less funding.
“I have joined QLA as I believe that it is individual in the way it works with and insources into colleges and providers. “I am sure my transition will be an easyone, joining a highly experienced senior leadership team and a growing number of practitioners who have led and worked in outstanding colleges.”