President’s Blog

Presidents Blog FEB14

Posted on 20th February 2014.

The Senior Leadership Team

In my role as president of BACH I am fortunate to meet with the majority of Heads of Department in both formal and informal circumstances.  I have noticed an increase in the number of times that colleagues express frustration at what seems to them to be increasing … Read More »

Effective Middle Management

Posted on 23rd January 2013.

Much has been written by experts on the subject of management and in particular middle managers. For many BACH members one of the reasons they were promoted was because they were good at organising and planning their subject and could demonstrate the transferability of these skills to a management role … Read More »

Blog on Quality

Posted on 27th April 2012.

President’s Blog

Quality (or the lack of it)


At our Annual Conference we were addressed by Paul Joyce, HMI with responsibility for Construction. He surprised us by announcing that Construction was graded lower at inspection than any other subject area. (You can see his presentation on the BACH web site).

The … Read More »

October Blog

Posted on 11th October 2011.

Presidents Blog


Some considerable time has elapsed since I last wrote a blog. It is not because I have been short of something to say, quite the opposite. It has just been a very busy period.

At the beginning of October BACH’s NEC attended World Skills at the Excel in London. It … Read More »