Myerscough's new principal outlines vision for progress
Alison Robinson, only the second woman to hold the reins Myerscough College has a vision.
The college is already the only land-based institution of its kind in the county and she plans to make it even more bespoke.
Alison, vice-principal and deputy chief executive officer until the retirement of Ann Turner, has unveiled her vision of a student focused organisation, with a number of exciting developments in the pipeline.
She says: “To be in charge of such a great college in my home community is my dream job.
“The college has an excellent reputation both locally and nationally for its high quality teaching and resources in specialist
land-based and sports provision and its outstanding student success stories.
“I am incredibly proud to work for and lead such a great college with its fantastic staff and students and the most stunning surroundings.
“I look forward to leading Myerscough through the exciting opportunities and challenges we will face over the coming years.
“I ultimately want us to become an outstanding rated college.
“We are almost there and with our excellent staff and management team I am confident we can achieve this together.”
“I’m very excited about what lies ahead.
“Everyone associated with the college takes great pride in what they do to make Myerscough a fantastic place to live, work and study.
“Staff are passionate about changing the lives of our learners and giving every student the very best opportunity to succeed.
“ It is our vision that we will be the leading provider in the land-based and sports sectors and the college of choice for students, industry partners and research.
“We are working hard to achieve our strategic objectives and our ethos of being ‘one college’, to ensure that students have the very best possible results when they leave us.
“We will do this through a culture of innovation, positivity, trust, pride and teamwork.”
Myerscough is in the process of launching a new Leadership and Management Academy, offering conferencing, professional development, and associated courses for industry both locally and nationally.
It has also been working towards developing a veterinary school with the University of Central Lancashire.