K12 and Further Education Institution Leader Profile

K12 and Further Education Institution Leader Profile

Who am I?

Kate Furthers
Journey Further Education College, UK 

I’m the main authority within my institution, part of the senior leadership team. I have a sole or joint responsibility on purchasing and making decisions around policy, digital strategy and whole-college management and transformation. 

Who are my fellow school/college/institution leaders? 

Principal, Head of Teaching and Learning, Head of School, Headteacher, Academic Development Officer, School Business Manager, Administrator, Governor 

What are my current challenges?

  • Ensuring that my institution has effective resources in place for administration and management, human resources and business management
  • Improving learning outcomes for vulnerable students
  • Bridging the student digital divide
  • Managing staff workload and wellbeing
  • Adhering to DfE guidance and policy

How does Bett help me overcome my challenges? 

  • By providing opportunities to network with local and regional institution leaders
  • By keeping me up to date with the latest developments in technology, pedagogy, best practice, policy and compliance
  • By helping me to develop an integrated strategy for teaching and technology
  • By enabling me to review new products and features from suppliers, assessing efficacy to integrate within my institution’s tech provision and systems
  • By sourcing new and innovative ways of income generation for my institution

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What’s for me at Bett 2023?

  • A buzzing exhibition providing opportunities to connect with solutions providers to determine ways in which I can address my specific teaching and learning and institution management needs
  • Connect @ Bett – the largest edtech meetings programme that helps the Bett community connect and collaborate via individual and group meetings
  • A range of networking spaces to build a network of those in similar roles
  • A curated content programme showcasing in-depth workshops, practical case studies and thought leadership on policy, digital strategy and whole institution management and transformation


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