ETF congratulates those recognised in 2022 New Year honours

The Education and Training Foundation (ETF) has extended its warm congratulations to the 11 individuals from across the Further Education (FE) and Training sector recognised in the 2022 New Year Honours.

Six individuals received OBEs (Officer of the Order of the British Empire) and four were made MBEs (Member of the Order of the British Empire), while one was recognised with the British Empire Medal (BEM).

David Russell, ETF Chief Executive, said:

“The Further Education and Training sector creates opportunities for individuals and promotes the economic success and inclusivity of communities, regions, and the nation as a whole.

“Our congratulations go to all of those from across the diverse range of organisations who have been honoured. Their commitment has made a difference to countless learners’ lives and it is right that we thank them all and celebrate the contributions they have made.”

Individuals from FE and Training recognised in the 2022 New Year Honours List were:

OBE

Elizabeth Barrett – Principal, Academy Transformation Trust for Further Education. For services to Education.
Sharon Blyfield – Head, Early Careers and Apprenticeships, Coca-Cola Europacific Partners. For services to Apprenticeships and Skills.
Brenda Edmenson-McLeish – Chief Executive Officer, The Learning Curve Group. For services to Further Education.
Stewart Edwards – Lately Chair, Governing Body, Morley College London. For services to Adult and Further Education.
Timothy Jackson – Lately Principal, Sparsholt College and Andover College. For services to Further Education.
Erika Stoddart – Chair, TEC Partnership. For services to Education.

MBE

Ian Green – Section Manager, Nissan Training, Global Training Centre and Nissan Skills Foundation. For services to Apprenticeships and to STEM skills.
Margaret Harlock – Chair of Governors, St Brendan’s Sixth Form College, Bristol. For services to Further Education.
Sandra Prail – Governor, Brighton, Hove & Sussex Sixth Form College. For services to Education.
Jennifer Taylor – Leader, Early Professionals Programmes, IBM UK, and Chair, Digital and Technology Solutions Level 6 Degree Apprenticeship Trailblazer. For services to Education.

BEM

Emma Beauchamp – Chair, North East Young Apprenticeship Ambassador Network. For services to Apprenticeships and Skills.

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