Manborde, Ian

First name/s: Ian
Last name: Manborde
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Date of birth: 13/01/1968
Year of birth: 1968

Life before Ruskin

Date and place of birth: 13th January 1968, Manchester

Family: Dad worked for BR, mum worked at home


Politics/Trade union activity: Joined Labour Party (Moss Side ward) at 16. Became active in CPSA in 1986 when I started working for the Equal Opportuniites Commission (EOC) in Manchester.

Trade Union membership (at time of entry to Ruskin) ~ other Trade Union

Life at Ruskin

Dates at Ruskin: 1989-1991

Source of funding: TUC scholarship and Dept of Education grant.

Campaigns/political activity: Labour Party Black Sections, anti-racist activity in Manchester.

Subjects studied at Ruskin: Labour Studies Diploma

Dissertation: Here to stay? Labour party Black Sections

Qualification: Diploma in Labour Studies, then went on to complete the MA in Comparative Labour Studies at Warwick University.

Life after Ruskin

Education: MA at Warwick, PGCE at Greenwich, Professional Doctorate at London Metropolitan University

Work: WEA in West Midlands region (1992-2000), Northern College (P/T 2000-08),
General Federation of Trade Unions (P/T 2002-2013) Ruskin College P/T 2008-130
Ruskin College full-time since Dec 2013.

Politics/trade union activity: Labour Party member since 1985, CPSA, UNISON, MSF, AMICUS, UNITE and now branch officer of UCU at Ruskin

Family: Married to Sophia in 1994. Two daughters Ruby and Isabella

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Year of death: 0

Achievements / Publications

  • Co-ordinator of MA ILTUS
  • Member of BUIRA
  • Member of IFL

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Ian Manborde

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