Associate Director of Leadership, Education and Training Foundation
Sir Frank heads our work on Leadership and Governance. He will oversee the ETF’s response to the Sainsbury Review and develop our work on localism.
Sir Frank is one of the leading voices in the FE and training sector. Fourteen years as Principal of City and Islington College until July 2016, he has advised on policy development at a local, regional and national level. Sir Frank was Chair of the highly influential Commission on Adult Vocational Teaching and Learning (CAVTL), whose report ‘It’s about work’ is central to the ETF’s mission. He was awarded a CBE in 2009 and a Knighthood in 2015.
Through his work with ETF, he wants to make a major contribution to system wide leadership development.
Sir Frank is currently scoping a new Top Leaders programme for the sector, which will inform leadership development for other tiers of leadership. The former chair of CAVTL, he is leading ETF’s response to the Sainsbury Review. ETF provides specific leadership development to help apprenticeship delivery.