Patricia Morgan-Webb

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Dame Patricia Morgan-Webb, DBE is a British educator and academic. She was the head of Clarendon College (1991–98), and New College (1998–2003),[1] both in Nottingham.

New College, Nottingham was established by merging four smaller colleges. The school achieved two successful national inspections, in 1996 and 2001 respectively, under Morgan-Webb's leadership. The College was awarded, among other awards, the Queen's Anniversary Award for FHE in 2002.

Morgan-Webb served as a member of the UK Qualifications and Curriculum Authority for 5 years (1997–2002). She was a Board member of the East Midlands Regional Economic Development Agency (1998–2004) and the Derbyshire Learning and Skills Council.


She was awarded a Damehood for "services to Further Education" in the 2000 Honours List.[2]

She has been Special Professor at the University of Nottingham and was awarded an Honorary Doctorate at the Nottingham Trent University[3] in 2004 and was made an Honorary Fellow of City and Guilds in 2003.[citation needed]


She is a specialist advisor to the House of Commons Select Committee for Education and Skills.[citation needed] After retiring from New College in December 2003, she established an educational consulting firm known as The Morgan Webb Education Ltd.

She is a Governor of Walsall College.[4]

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