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John Evans

John Evans

Principal & Chief Executive,
Cornwall College

John is one of a handful of Principals that began their working life as an apprentice, starting as a Motor Vehicle apprentice before becoming a Motor Vehicle lecturer eight years later. John now has more than 30 years’ experience in Apprenticeship and FE delivery gaining a reputation for delivering outstanding curriculum. He has been part of a team leading a college to outstanding four times in the South West. He held the post of Principal of Yeovil College from January 2014, following a role as Vice Principal for Curriculum and Quality of Swindon College. John also worked at Bridgwater and South Devon Colleges, as Head of Motor Vehicle, Construction and Engineering and Head of Technology respectively. John has a wealth of experience in developing and leading improvements at each of the colleges at which he has worked. He has spoken at numerous national conferences on how to become an outstanding college. He has been an Ofsted inspector since 2011, predominately inspecting apprenticeship provision. John Evans joined the Cornwall College Group as Principal and CE on 30 September 2019 for his next challenge!