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The Sheffield College Appoints A New Principal

Updated: 30/06/2017

The Sheffield College has appointed a new Principal who will start in post at the beginning of the next academic year.

The Sheffield College Appoints A New Principal

Pictured: Angela Foulkes has been appointed Principal of The Sheffield College.

Angela Foulkes has 25 years’ experience in further education with expertise across a broad range of curriculum and student support services.

Angela is currently Vice Principal for Curriculum and Support at The Manchester College. She will take up her post at The Sheffield College on September 4th.

Angela said: “I am thrilled to take up this exciting role in a city that I greatly admire and am proud to be part of, and where I already have very strong ties. My priority is to strengthen the curriculum offer so that all students benefit from a high quality learning experience and employers get the skills they need for growth.”

Angela taught English for several years before leading a large team focussed on adult literacy and numeracy skills in inner city London. Angela has held several senior leadership roles in London colleges and was a Vice Principal at Barnsley College. She lives in Sheffield with her partner and two children.

Paul Corcoran, Chief Executive, The Sheffield College, said: “Angela brings a wealth of experience, knowledge and expertise as we progress with investment in teaching and learning, and strongly position the College to respond to national changes in vocational education, training and skills.”

Richard Wright, Chair of The Sheffield College’s Governing Body, added: “I am very pleased to welcome Angela to the College. I also want to express my sincere thanks to Principal Heather Smith, who is retiring this summer after 33 years’ service to the College spanning various roles. We wish Heather all the very best for the future.”