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Fabienne Bailey

Managing Director (One Awards)

Fabienne Bailey

Managing Director (One Awards)

Fabienne has over 20 years’ experience in the education, training and skills sector along with 14 years’ senior management experience. Fabienne started her career as a Jobcentre Plus Advisor and soon moved into the training arena as a Skills for Life Tutor, teaching English and maths to jobseekers and ESOL across Tees Valley. She then moved in to Curriculum Management, then MIS and Quality Management within adult and community learning providers and colleges including one of the UK's largest college Groups before taking on a Head of Service position for a regional local authority Learning and Skills provider. Joining One Awards in February 2018, as Managing Director extending the breadth of her Further and Higher Education experience into the awarding side of the sector.

Fabienne is passionate about lifelong learning and through her various roles has seen the tremendous impact adult learning can have on changing lives. She is a lifelong learner herself and has achieved Level 7 Leading Quality Improvement and a masters level Strategic Leadership in FE programme at Oxford University sponsored by the Education and Training Foundation. Fabienne's mission is to raise the profile of Access to Higher Education across the UK to support as many adult learners as possible to achieve their life and work ambitions through this transformational programme.