James Ward_Deputy Dean Screen School

James Ward


James Ward is Deputy Dean of the Screen School, with overall responsibility for learning and teaching at Ravensbourne.

Since joining Ravensbourne, he has used his considerable experience to develop and implement a number of new undergraduate courses, including two new degree-level apprenticeships in the media and technology industries. His innovative approach has led to the development of tailored products that meet the needs of both higher education academic standards and the requirements of industry employers. 
As a senior academic, James is at the heart of the Ravensbourne community, representing the institution on a number of internal and external committees and boards. He has also represented the British Council at numerous international events and delivered a number of short international summer schools and research projects, investigating the delivery provision of courses in Japan.
Outside of Ravensbourne, James has successfully created a suite of part-time digital short courses for the Royal Borough of Greenwich where he is a member of numerous school improvement initiatives.  His association with the World Heritage Sites Education Group has enabled James to support a number of UNSECO projects. His membership on the Skillset Digital Media Apprenticeships Advisory Working Group has allowed him the opportunity to shape the creation of the national curriculum.
Prior to joining Ravensbourne, James held numerous senior lecturing positions at the University for the Creative Arts. He holds a Master of Business Administration (MBA) in Education Management from King’s College London, a Post Compulsory Education and Training Certificate (PGCE) from the University of Greenwich and a Bachelor’s degree (BA) in Printed Textiles from the Surrey Institute for Art & Design.

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