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Jon Bryan

Engineering the Future: Ian Abley, Jon Bryan and Barry K Gills

Jon Bryan is treasurer of The Great Debate, a role he took on in March 2013. Previous to that he was secretary of The Great Debate for 11 years. He is also Regional Support Official for University and College Union (UCU), the trade union for university and college lecturers, and Jon spends his time dealing with issues affecting union members in both further and higher education. Prior to this, he worked as a lecturer in further education, teaching sociology, before moving into trade union education and becoming a trade union official. Jonís views on the changes in post-16 education and the impact on staff have been published in the The RoutledgeFalmer Guide to Key Debates in Education and A Lecturerís Guide to Further Education.

Jon has been a major supporter of The Great Debate since its formation in 1998 and has co-convened and chaired numerous discussions including What is Sustainable Culture? as part of The Green Phoenix debate programme in August 2010; Engineering the Future as part of The Great Debate: Facing the Future in November 2011; and Equality, Equity and the dispossessed as part of "Whatever Happened to Equality?" in November 2012.

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