To influence and help shape the strategic vision for the provision of high quality, relevant education and skills training. Ensuring the region’s education, skills and training ecosystem supports both the current needs of employers as well as their future requirements as the region continues to grow.
Professor Martin studied medicine at the University of Leeds and completed postgraduate training in Surgery in Yorkshire, concluding as Lecturer in Surgery at the University of Leeds. He then took up the role of Senior Lecturer and Consultant Surgeon at the University of Leeds and the Leeds General Infirmary. During his time in Leeds he developed an ongoing interest in Higher Education more widely. In 2000, Professor Martin moved to the University of Auckland, New Zealand, as Professor of Surgery. Over the next 13 years he held a variety of roles including Deputy Vice Chancellor with responsibility for external and international engagement. In 2012 he moved to the University of New South Wales in Sydney, Australia as Deputy Vice Chancellor Academic, a position he held until his appointment as Vice Chancellor of Anglia Ruskin University.
Anne Bailey – Director, Form the Future CIC
Julie Belanger – Research Leader, RAND Europe*
Lynne Birch – Schools Advisor, Cambridge County Council (Curriculum, Teach and Learning Team)
David Braben – CEO, Frontier Developments
Nikki Brown – Principal, Morley Memorial Primary School
Stella Cockerill – Skills Careers and Enterprise Manager, Greater Cambridge Greater Peterborough LEP
Neil Cuttell – City Deal Executive, Greater Cambridge Greater Peterborough Enterprise Partnership (LEP)
Andrew Daly – Principal, Swavesey Village College
Michelle Dowse – Vice Principal, Cambridge Regional College
Bob Ensch – Area Director, Morgan Sindall
Suzanne Hemingway − Strategic Director, Cambridge City Council
Simon Humphrey – Corporate Responsibility Manager, ARM*
Shirley Jamieson – Head of Marketing, Cambridge Enterprise
Anna McDonald – Director, Barclays*
Tim Oates – Group Director Assessment, Research & Development, Cambridge Assessment
Jane Paterson-Todd – CEO, Cambridge Ahead
Abilgail Trencher – Partner & Head of Employment Law, Birketts*
Martin Wade – Schools Finance Manager, Cambridge County Council – Schools Finance Team
* Member/Member organisation
Our focus is on activities where we can we can lead, co-ordinate and act as a catalyst for evidence-based system change rather than transactional interventions.
We have put much of our effort into supporting schools and colleges to address teacher shortages and call for adjustments to the schools funding formula to better address the specific needs of Cambridge.
We have put much of our effort into supporting schools and colleges to address teacher shortages and call for adjustments to the schools funding formula to better address the specific needs of Cambridge:
One of the factors very clearly identified as exacerbating regional teacher shortages is the cost of housing and, as a result of the report, we have led discussions focused on exploring alternative financing for teacher accommodation on school grounds.
Looking ahead, our attention will focus on the following challenges:
Sarah Brereton, Director, Limewash
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