James is responsible for the overall strategic management of the Further Education (FE) department as well as the day-to-day management of the FE department.
Over his five years at Ravensbourne James has grown a department of one full-time course with 175 Learners to a portfolio of five full-time FE courses with over 360 Learners.
As a senior academic James is at the heart of the academic community at Ravensbourne with membership to a number of internal committees and boards. He has represented the British Council at numerous international events and has delivered a number of short international summer schools and research projects investigating the delivery of FE provision in Japan.
Outside of Ravensbourne James has successfully created a suite of part time digital short courses for London Borough of Greenwich (LBG) where he is a member of a number of school improvement initiatives. Association with the World Heritage Sites Education Group has enabled James to support a number of UNSECO projects, and membership on the Skillset Digital Media Apprenticeships Advisory Working Group has allowed him the opportunity to shape the creation of the national curriculum.
James Ward MBA PGCert ED BA (Hons) Textiles
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