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Dr Katerina Kolyva stands with CEO of Bridgwater and Taunton College, Andy Berry, and a Bridgwater and Taunton colleague outside the college.

Bridgwater and Taunton College – community and professionalism

Part of the Transformation in action blog series In this series of blogs, Dr Katerina Kolyva, Chief Executive of the Education and Training Foundation (ETF), reports on her visits to Further Education (FE) and Skills providers across the sector. She uncovers the transformational learning opportunities available to students alongside the dedicated professionalism of teachers, trainers […]

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From left to right, standing under a white background that says Our Learning Philosophy, stand: Jon Adams, Chief Strategy Officer at Activate Learning; Louise Basu, Chief People Officer at Activate Learning; Claire Nicolson-Clinch, Head of Engagement - South, East and London at the Education and Training Foundation; Dr Katerina Kolyva, CEO at the Education and Training Foundation; Gary Headland, Group Chief Executive at Activate Learning; and Steve Ball, Chief Operating Officer at Activate Learning.

Activate Learning – innovation and collaboration

Part of the Transformation in action blog series In this series of blogs, Dr Katerina Kolyva, Chief Executive of the Education and Training Foundation (ETF), reports on her visits to Further Education (FE) and Skills providers across the sector. She uncovers the transformational learning opportunities available to students alongside the dedicated professionalism of teachers, trainers […]

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ETF CEO, Dr Katerina Kolyva, is pictured standing between Andrew Kaye, Principal and CEO of South Hampshire College Group, and Tanya-Marie Richardson, Director of Quality at the College. The three stand in an engineering learning environment in front of a small plane.

South Hampshire College Group – regional collaboration and first-class facilities

Part of the Transformation in action blog series In this series of blogs, Dr Katerina Kolyva, Chief Executive of the Education and Training Foundation (ETF), reports on her visits to Further Education (FE) and Skills providers across the sector. She uncovers the transformational learning opportunities available to students alongside the dedicated professionalism of teachers, trainers […]

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A historic room in WM College. Busts of men top an old book case in the background of the room while a sofa and armchairs are arranged in a circle in the centre or the image.

WM College – fostering inclusivity and sustainability

Part of the Transformation in action blog series In this series of blogs, Dr Katerina Kolyva, Chief Executive of the Education and Training Foundation (ETF), reports on her visits to Further Education (FE) and skills providers across the sector. She uncovers the transformational learning opportunities available to students alongside the dedicated professionalism of teachers, trainers […]

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Dr Katerina Kolyva and Claire Nicholson Clinch with East Surrey College staff

East Surrey College – an open and inclusive culture

Dr Katerina Kolyva, ETF CEO, discusses her visit to East Surry College.

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Stoke on Trent College Hallway

Stoke-on-Trent College – skills ready, future ready

Dr Katerina Kolyva, ETF CEO, discusses her first visit of 2024, to Stoke-on-Trent College.

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ETF’s CEO, Dr Katerina Kolyva with learners at Workpays

Workpays – a user-led focus

In the next ‘Transformation in action’ blog, Dr Katerina Kolyva, ETF CEO, discusses her visit to the Workpays in Derby.

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Katerina, ETF CEO, in front of the National Star building

Collaborative working to deliver education and care

In the next ‘Transformation in action’ blog, Dr Katerina Kolyva, ETF CEO, discusses her visit to National Star.

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ETF’s CEO, Dr Katerina Kolyva and Paul Bailey (Regional Head of Engagement) with Nicki Hay (Director of Apprenticeship Strategy and Policy), Nikki Botterill (Director of Apprenticeship Strategy and Operations), David Wooff (Director of Apprenticeship Quality and Regulation) and Shaun Donaghy (Director of Quality).

Committing to professional development with a global outlook 

In the next ‘Transformation in action’ blog, Dr Katerina Kolyva, ETF CEO, discusses her visit to BPP.

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Learning and networking at the TEC Partnership staff development conference

In the next ‘Transformation in action’ blog, Dr Katerina Kolyva, ETF CEO, discusses her visit to the first TEC Partnership staff development conference in Grimsby.

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ETF’s CEO, Dr Katerina Kolyva with Amanda Melton, Leadership and Governance Specialist, Louise Watts and Steve Mostyn (both from Saïd Business School).

Cultivating best practice in leadership across the sector 

Part of the Transformation in action blog series In this series of blogs, Dr Katerina Kolyva, Chief Executive of the Education and Training Foundation (ETF), reports on her visits to FE and Training providers across the sector. She uncovers the transformational learning opportunities available to students alongside the dedicated professionalism of teachers, trainers and leaders […]

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Katerina Kolyva outside Solihull College

Solihull College and University Centre – engagement and partnerships

In the next ‘Transformation in action’ blog, Dr Katerina Kolyva, ETF CEO, discusses her visit to Solihull College and University Centre.

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Photograph of ETF's chief executive, Dr Katerina Kolyva, and Walsall College's Principal and chief executive, Jatinder Sharma, standing in front of college building.

Walsall College – real world learning

In this second ‘Transformation in action’ blog, Dr Katerina Kolyva, ETF CEO, tells us about her visit to Walsall College.

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Katerina Kolyva, ETF CEO along with staff at Exeter College and Kerry-Ann Pilato, ETF ARDL

Exeter College – energy and inspiration

In this first in the ‘Transformation in action’ series, Katerina Kolyva, ETF CEO, tells us about her visit to Exeter College.

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