Andrew has worked in higher education for over 20 years, including working with a wide range of external partner organizations, both public, NHS, private and not-for-profit sectors to develop, accredit and/or directly deliver work-based learning, training and higher education programmes of learning. Worked with both SMEs and lager organisations (e.g. Corus Cogifer, Kimberly Clarke plc) to develop programmes of work-based learning, primarily in the area of quality management systems improvement and lean manufacturing.
Andrew is a keen, friendly and enthusiastic facilitator with extensive experience and expertise in/of the design, development and delivery of higher education courses, including work-based and higher-level vocational learning and Adult education, lifelong learning and accredited Liberal Adult Education programmes. He was the network convenor for the Universities He has developed and taught on a wide-range of university programmes, including: overseas MBAs, work-based learning with private and public-sector organizations, short-courses, foundation awards, and undergraduate and postgraduate degrees.
He has not inconsiderable experience of developing accredited work-based learning programmes and modules, of enterprise and entrepreneurship courses and of Adult education pedagogy/heautagogy. Andrew is a Senior Fellow of the HEA, a member of the IQA and an NGCE Enterprise Educator and holds the D32/D34 NVQ assessor/internal verifier qualifications. He has been a faculty Director of Teaching and Learning and a Programme Director and has presented at numerous Adult-Education and Lifelong-Learning conferences in the UK.
Andrew has managed externally funded research projects, including European Social Fund and, YHELLN ones. He was responsible for developing the University Foundation Award (UFA progamme) of accreditation for part-time courses, which ran for over 20 years and allowed thousands of people in our region to access part-time higher education courses and become students of the university of Hull.
He is an experienced educator and facilitator of learning, passionate about encouraging every learner's development of applied skills, theoretical and tacit knowledge for the workplace and life.
Andrew is a trustee of the charity Hull and East Riding Children's University https://www.hullchildrensuniversity.com/ and has worked with and supported their work for over 15 years.