Dr Edward Sallis has 30 years' experience in further and higher education. He has taught in a wide range of institutions in the UK and Jersey. He is Principal and Chief Executive of Highlands College, the further further, adult and higher education college of the States of Jersey in the British Channel Islands.
Edward is a specialist in quality management, organizational development and strategy and he holds degrees from London, Newcastle and Brunel universities. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Management and a Chartered Marketer and gained his PhD from the Bristol Business School of the University of the West of England.
His many publications include The Machinery of Government (1982); People in Organizations (1989), which he wrote with his wife Kate Sallis; Total Quality Management (1992), co-authored with Dr Peter Hingley; and Knowledge Management in Education (2001), co-authored with Dr Gary Jones and also published by Kogan Page. Total Quality Management in Education was first published in 1993, with a second edition appearing in 1996. It has since been translated into Chinese.
Edward writes regularly for the Channel Islands business magazine Business Brief as well as for other educational journals, and he has taken part in many national and international educational initiatives in the fields of quality assurance, organizational development, lifelong learning and the knowledge economy. He is the Director of the British-Irish Council's 'Bridging the Digital Divide' project and a member of the Association of Colleges' National Policy Forum.