Madeleine King’s area of focus is Higher Education delivered in a Further Education setting. She is a professionally-qualified Careers Officer who moved into Local Authority administration, where she worked as an Education Officer in a number of Local Education Authorities.
In 2002, Madeleine was seconded from her post as the Head of Education Strategic Planning and Lifelong Learning to the National office of the Learning and Skills Council, where she established the LSC’s Higher Education team. She worked with colleagues in the (then) DFES and HEFCE to develop the Aimhigher initiative and Lifelong Learning Networks and when her secondment ended, decided to remain in the FE/HE world rather than return to school-based administration.
Madeleine subsequently worked as a freelance consultant on a number of research projects before joining the Association of Colleges as their interim HE Policy Manager in August of 2009.
Aimhigher and the LSC: approaches to joint working. Madeleine King and John Harvey, for Action on Access. 2005.
Workforce Development and Progression to Higher Education: the California experience. Madeleine King and Helen Connor, for the Council for Industry and Higher Education. 2005.
Workforce Development: employer engagement with Higher Education. Madeleine King for the Council for Industry and Higher Education. 2007.
Careers Education and Guidance and IAG in the context of the Creative and Media Diploma. Madeleine King 2007. (Commissioned from CRAC by Skillset)
Interim Network Review, Higher Futures Lifelong Learning Network. Madeleine King, for Higher Futures. 2008.
Higher Education and Colleges: a comparison between England and the USA . Madeleine King, John Widdowson and Richard Brown for the Council for Industry and Higher Education. 2008.
Influence through Collaboration. Helen Connor and Wendy Hirsh, for the Council for Industry and Higher Education. 2008. (Madeleine King contributed material relevant to the Creative and Media sector.)
Scholarly Activity undertaken in HE in FE. Madeleine King and John Widdowson for ESCalate Newsletter, Summer 2009.