Ian Nash is a journalist, author and media consultant with specialist expertise in the coverage of further education and training. He is a partner in Nash&Jones Partnership, which he created when stepping down as Assistant Editor at the Times Education Supplement. Ian writes for national newspapers and magazines including the Guardian, Independent, Times, FE Week and Education Journal (for which he is FE Editor) and, as well as being a member of the Policy Consortium, he is a trustee of the Education Media Centre. He provides media support and copywriting services for several leading organisations fully or substantially involved in education including the U3A and Solicitors Regulatory Authority (SRA). His latest publications include the book Seriously Useless Learning, on the collected writings of former NIACE director Alan Tuckett, and the Higher Ambitions Summit report for the Sutton Trust.