Ruth Sparkes

Ruth Sparkes, Director, EMPRA

Ruth has handled contentious and crisis issues, as well as marketing and strategic public relations for lots of schools and further education colleges, including: Croydon College, Cornwall College, Bournemouth & Poole College, Haringey 6th Form Centre and more…

Ruth has worked on communications and consultations for various Free School applications and Academy conversions, including Marine Academy Primary, part of Marine Academy Plymouth.She has also worked various public and private sector organisations including: NOCN, BCS Chartered Institute for IT, Think2Read and GetMyFirstJob.

Ruth was a contributing writer of the Principals' Qualifying Programme and has written articles published in Teach Secondary Magazine, TES, FE Week and The Guardian. 

Read an interview with Ruth.