James Scott

James Scott

Campus Principal at Stockport College , Trafford College Group
London

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In Conversation: James Scott

James Scott is the campus principal of Stockport College, a further education institution in Stockport, Cheshire, which merged with Trafford College in 2018 to form The Trafford College Group.

James Scott is the campus principal of Stockport College, a further education institution in Stockport , Cheshire, which merged with Trafford College in 2018 to form The Trafford College Group.

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Since the merger, Stockport College and Trafford College have retained their existing campus sites and names and serve over 14,000 students across the South Manchester area. The partnership also comprises of Trafford College Sixth Form and The University Centre Stockport College. 

The Trafford College Group has a distinctive, prestigious, high-quality curriculum offer, with students acquiring skills in literacy and numeracy as well as digital aptitude to help them succeed in the modern workplace.

The leadership tenure of both Scott and group principal and chief executive Lesley Davies OBE has been underpinned by a specific focus on mental health and wellbeing to help provide Stockport and Greater Manchester with the further education opportunities it deserves. 

In July 2020, Scott appeared on a Leaders Council of Great Britain & Northern Ireland podcast, discussing the importance of leadership and its impact on his career to date.

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