Executive Director of Employment and Skills and Institute of Technology (IoT) at Solihull College & University Centre, Rosa Wells, has celebrated being awarded her Technical Teaching Fellowship at the Royal Commission for the Exhibition of 1851 Presidential Dinner with HRH The Princess Royal.
Rosa was awarded the fellowship from the Education and Training Foundation (ETF) in partnership with the Commission last year, but celebrations were delayed due to the pandemic.
Rosa Wells speaking with HRH The Princess Royal at the Royal Commission for the Exhibition of 1851 Presidential Dinner
The Technical Teaching Fellowship is a prestigious award only granted to applicants who have met the high standards required by the Commission’s selection panel. Find out more about Rosa’s fellowship here: College director awarded technical teaching fellowship
Rosa comments: “I had the honour of sharing the work we are doing at Solihull College & University Centre and Greater Birmingham and Solihull Institute of Technology with HRH The Princess Royal. It was a pleasure to talk about how we are working collaboratively across the region to support engineering employers to recruit and develop a more diverse workforce. Thank you also to The Education and Training Foundation for your support in developing the Technical Teaching Fellowships with the Royal Commission for the Exhibition of 1851.”
Rosa spoke with HRH The Princess Royal about the work the College and GBSIOT is doing
HRH The Princess Royal is President of The Royal Commission for the Exhibition of 1851 which awards around 35 postgraduate Fellowships and Scholarships a year who go on to excel in their fields. A total of 13 Nobel Laureates have been recipients of these prestigious awards.
Rosa encourages teachers and trainers to apply for the Technical Teaching Fellowship, she explains: “It is a brilliant way to celebrate technical teaching and enables one to be part of a programme dedicated to improving the quality of technical teaching and training.”