Marina Gaze

Marina Gaze

College Governor

Marina joined the Governing Body and Standards Committee as of the 2 November 2015, and offers a wealth of expertise in Further Education and Ofsted.

Marina is one of two Nominated Governors for Teaching & Learning and Personal Development, Behaviour & Welfare and uses her expertise to brief the Governing Body on these two key areas. Marina is also the nominated Governor for English and maths.

Marina is an education consultant who specialises in helping providers to rapidly improve the quality of their leadership, management, teaching and learning.

Before becoming a consultant, Marina was Ofsted’s Deputy Director, Further Education and Skills, responsible for establishing and overseeing Ofsted’s inspection policy and methodology for the sector. Marina developed the 2015 Common Inspection Framework and inspection methodology.

Previously, Marina was a Senior HMI responsible for Ofsted’s further education and skills work in the East Midlands and Ofsted’s judicial services inspections nationally.

Marina has 18 years of inspection experience of work-based learning, judicial services, colleges and community learning.

Marina also has ten years of teaching experience as a Programme Director and Director of a Learning provider, and six years as a Chief External Verifier.

Marina has developed and delivered Master’s degrees in inspection with Warwick University and the Institute of Education.

Marina has a Master’s degree, post-graduate qualifications in executive coaching and operational management, and adult teaching, assessor and external verifier qualifications.