Mr Nick Bailey

Mr Nick Bailey

Business Engagement Manager

Peninsula Medical School (Faculty of Health)



A Cornishman of Cornish parents. Educated in Bath and Bristol. Rugby player coach, club official and supporter. Triathlete competed 3 times at the National Championships (middle distance) member of the Bath Amphibians and a co-organiser of the British University Triathlon Championships. Guitar player. Writer with an interest in post-roman dark ages; old-surfer, and grandfather.

An education professional, national manager for learners with learning difficulties and/or disabilities, senior policy manager for further, adult and vocational education and training, College Vice Principal, action research with LSDA, ETF, Sunderland University, and Institute of Education at UCL. School Governor, Education Adviser to MPKC (an engineering, industrial heritage and education charity based in mid-Cornwall). 


HE credits (MPhil/PhD) Sunderland University

MA Education Leadership and Management Open University

BEd (Business Subjects) Bristol Polytechnic

Professional membership

Fellow Society for Education and Training (FSET)

Roles on external bodies

School Governor, Vice Chair, Chair of Learning and Development Committee, Bosvigo School, Truro

School Governor, Penrice Academy, St Austell



Research interests

EPIC (E-Health Productivity and Innovation for CIOS)

Observation, CPD and Performance Management in further, adult and vocational education in England (with the University of Sunderland and ETF)

Teaching of mathematics in professional vocational programmes (Teach Too; with the Institute of Education at UCL)

'RARPA': Evaluation and Implementation

Added Value in Advanced Level 16-19 academic and vocational programmes (including 'Access' programmes) an evaluation with FEDA and the Institute of Education at UCL

Creative practice & artistic projects

Researching and writing a series of historical novels focused on the end of the Roman Empire's colonisation of Britain