Shane Chowen Education and skills, drummer, trustee, governor and campaigner

Shane is 24, is from Plymouth and specialises in further education and skills policy. He currently works for Institute for Learning, the professional body for teachers and trainers in FE, in London but blogs here in a personal capacity. He's also a charity trustee and is a college governor. He is a former Vice President of the National Union of Students and proud alumnus of City College Plymouth.