Patrick Ainley and Martin Allen
Professor of Training and Education at the University of Greenwich School of Education and Training (as was). Books include: Learning Policy, Towards the Certified Society, Macmillan 1999; Apprenticeship: Towards a New Paradigm of Learning, (edited with Helen Rainbird) Kogan Page 1999; The Business of Learning, Staff and Student Experiences of Further Education in the 1990s (with Bill Bailey), Cassell 1997; Degrees of Difference, Higher Education in the 1990s, Lawrence and Wishart 1994; Class and Skill, Cassell 1993; Training for the Future, The rise and fall of the Manpower Services Commission (with Mark Corney), Cassell 1990; From School to YTS, Open University Press 1988; and with Martin Allen - Education Make You Fick, Innit? Tufnell Press 2007 and Lost Generation? New strategies for youth and education, Continuum: March 2010. Patrick blogs with Martin at http://radicaled.wordpress.com/ You can find him on Facebook and/ or follow him on Twitter as Ollover Krumwall.
Dr Martin Allen is joint author with Patrick Ainley of Education make you fick, innit? (Tuffnell 2007) Lost Generation? New Strategies for youth and education (Continuum, 2010) and the E-book Why young people can't get the jobs they want. (downloadable at www.radicaled.wordpress.com) He was Vice Chair of the National Union of Teachers Secondary Advisory Committee (2002-2010) and taught economics in a London sixth-form. He has contributed to a range of education and trade union journals.