Educate sits down with Louise Tipping, principal at the award-winning Winstanley College to talk transatlantic school trips, funding cuts and keeping standards sky high. By Lawrence Saunders From Northern Ireland to Wigan via Northwest Africa, Louise Tipping’s path to becoming the principal of one of the region’s top colleges has certainly been
Educate meets Mark O’Shaughnessy, director of sixth form at Formby High School to find out how he prepares students for the real world. By Hannah Fowler It’s at this time of year when students are debating their next step – A Levels or vocational qualifications? Maybe an Apprenticeship? Sixth Form or College?
Inspiring minds Educate catches up with Alsop High School headteacher, Joe Mangan, to talk about the importance of community, the benefits of innovative thinking and why we should celebrate our differences. by Christine Toner For all his success as a headteacher, teaching wasn’t Joe Mangan’s dream growing up. Indeed, even after graduating from
The Special One Gateacre School’s headteacher Jason Roberts has taken the school from special measures to success. Christine Toner caught up with him to find out just how he did it. by Christine Toner Had you asked Jason Roberts what his career aspirations were when he was growing up, teaching would never have
Tracey Greenough from The Academy of St Francis of Assisi One thing I wished I had learned at school: I really enjoyed school and you would always find me in the sports hall practising for some sport or other! I always followed the latest trend and usually, felt under a lot of