Each of our team members have been handpicked for their passion, knowledge, industry experience and integrity, all of which constitute our values and aims as we strive to meet the expectations of our candidates and clients. We have a highly-qualified team who bring together a mix of expertise from wide-ranging sectors such as public, private sector and Universities and Higher Education, and other professional bodies.
Our team have substantial experience in conducting audits and reviews within the context of Quality Assurance and Assessment systems and programmes delivered in the UK and internationally. They are quality assurance experts with academic management experience and a commitment to continual quality enhancement within the Higher education and Vocational sector.
M.B.A in Strategic Management, currently persuing Doctorate
Director Strategy and Innovation
A Strategic leader with a customer-focused approach and proven ability, within the UK and internationally, in preparing and supporting institutions with their organisational capacity building, Institutional review audits and Quality Assurance provision.
Areas of Expertise:
Expert in Institutional and Quality Assurance reviews and audits
Leading and managing projects and partnerships
Facilitating of external review for quality and program reviews
Excellent understanding of Qualification frameworks – RQF, SCQF and NQF (Bahrain)
Developing strategic pathways to conduct labour market research and identify skills shortages
Implementation of Internet safety training within schools and organisations in United Kingdom
Led the Institutional Review process for leading training providers in the Kingdom of Bahrain, to the successful listing in QQA’s Register of Listed Institutions.
Working Group member of NAQQAET for the Alignment of Foreign Qualifications Project for Kingdom of Bahrain.
Eldon Has been working with APeducation Online as a program director for Aviation and Performing arts department. He fulfils the institute’s strategy through the programme for learning, teaching and related policies, processes and practices including their implementation. He ensures Module Convenors are part of the decision making process relating to the curriculum, fostering collaboration and shared ownership of the programme.
Eldo also support the ongoing professional development of employees contributing to the programme by providing opportunities to collaborate on good practice and plays a key role in developing global institutional operations
Languages and Teaching
MA in Education, BA Hons Primary Education (5-11) with QTS.
Emma Shakesby is a teacher training assessor at APeducation Online. She is also a member of Chartered College of Teaching and an Education and Skills Practitioner at a Social Enterprise in Lincoln.
She has been Head of Extended Learning and Assessment’ that involved creating action plans, reviewing, and assessing learning activities and their performance both inside and outside of school.
Med Education, PGCE, Ba (hons)
Gina works with APeducation Online as an academic consultant. Her career in education spans more than 18 years specialising in teaching, learning and assessment within vocational, higher and further education. She possesses a first class hons degree in Leisure and Tourism Management and a Masters degree in Education specialising in E learning. She has also been associated with Pearson a leading UK awarding body for 18 years, which includes roles as writer, examiner and quality verifier, Team Leader Exams and Standards Verification and Lead Examiner.
Areas of expertise include:
Effective Curriculum management
E learning practice and creating an online support strategy for supporting and communicating with learners
Significant experience in designing and advising on robust assessment and internal quality assurance systems
Preparing and managing audits for awarding bodies as well as QAA and Ofsted reviews
She also has extensive knowledge in developing vocational qualifications for young citizens within UK and Internationally. Recent projects include facilitating institutional Listing and qualification development for institutions in the Kingdom of Bahrain. Gina is also working with APeducation Online in developing the Corporate Education Programme, and also facilitating new international and national partnerships.
MA. Human Resource, BSc (Hons), PGCE, Dip Coaching, MinstAM (Dip)
Mark works with APeducation Online not only as a Quality specialist but also as an academic consultant. His career as an educator spans over 20 years. He possesses a first degree in Social Sciences, with a Master’s Degree in Human Resources.
Prior to consulting, he worked at a senior management level in the NHS and Local Government, where he developed skills in Management, Human Resources, Change Management and Joint Planning,
Additionally, he has been an examiner with a leading UK awarding body and for past five years he has developed and managed the delivery of level 4 and 5 Business Management programmes, leading to successful accreditation of Level 6 in 2017 with the University of Brighton.
Areas of Expertise:
conducting audits and reviews within the context of Quality Assurance and Assessment systems
designing and advising on robust assessment systems
effectiveness of the quality processes and systems for vocational qualifications
design and development of Assessment and Internal Verification Plans and Strategies
Dr. Ramesh Kumar
Doctor of Philosophy, M.Phil, (M.Ed.
Dr. Ramesh is an expert in Sociology, Vocational & Higher Education and Educational Research Methodology.
He also specialises in:
Higher Education and Social Mobility: An Interdisciplinary study of Career and Attitudes of Graduates
An Analysis of Major Theories of Language Acquisition with a view to develop an Integrated Theory of Language Development
His academic achievements include - Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.), Education: Sociology of Education. Master of Philosophy (M.Phil.), Language Education and Master of Education (M.Ed.), Education
He has numerous publications. Some of them are:
Does the size of Community Matter? Access to Higher Education, University News, Vol.43
Education in India published by Himalaya Publications, Delhi
Analysis of Major Theories of Language Acquisition with a view to Developing an Integrated Theory of Language Development CIE Studies
Language Acquisition in Bilingual Environment, (Metropolitan Book Company, Delhi)
Correlates of Higher Education, " Social Change" Communication Styles, (Metropolitan Book Company, Delhi
Kim Mulqueen is working with APeducation Online as an internal verifier and Assessor heading Management and Leadership Programmes. She is a qualified trainer, assessor, IQA and EQA. She specialises in education and training, and assessing in
teaching and management subjects. Kim has an extensive experience in delivering courses in Education, team leading and management, as well as customer service, retail and business administration. She also specialises in designing and writing courses for the education sector.
She has worked with a wide range of groups from different backgrounds, helping them understand and achieve their goals and has gained substantial experience.
She also has vast amount of experience within the apprenticeship framework to deliver training and help the learners to achieve their technical certificate and Key Skills.
STUDENT COMMITTEE BOARD MEMBERS
Masters - Psychology of Human Resources & Organisational Health
Oana has been working as a steering Committee Board member at APeducation Online since 2013 and a coach. Her role encompasses training and development of employees at various levels. Her educational and professional background has been growing around the Human Resources and Organisational Development areas. With a Master's degree in the Psychology of Human Resources & Organisational Health and Bachelor's degree in Psychology, Oana has been involved in developing the potential of employees through delivering extensive workshops on employee skills development.
Oana has a vast experience in implementing and managing research projects, such an example being the
European Youth Forum project on Learning Organisations that had the aim to define new policies for youth organisations. She has also been extensively involved in leading and coaching teams, change management, customizing tools for HR purposes, etc. which has earned her good respect from her clients.
Roxanne has been working as a steering Committee Board member at APeducation Online. Her role encompasses developing the potential of learners, contributing to the curriculum thereby meeting the current workforce demand and contributing skills and expertise in achieving APeducation Online strategy for enhancing enterprise and employability.
She also provides valuable input and guidance to fresh graduates and those aspiring to join the world of work. Roxanne has been awarded as the Training Provider Candidate of the year award for 2017.
Asia and Middle East Operations
Director International Operations (Asia and Middle East)
Gunjan Works as a Director of International Operations at APeducation Online. Her role focuses on forging international partnerships, projects/initiatives. She has been responsible for establishing global partnerships across India and Middle East. She has been responsible for establishing strong international links and education networks (particularly within Asia) in terms of teaching/ training, learning, research and innovation.
Areas of Expertise:
Develops and implements strategic & tactical marketing plans for introduction of business into new geographic area and/or established areas.
Extensive knowledge of market and competitors. Identifying and developing the organisations unique selling propositions and differentiators.
Develop a common platform for exchanging knowledge and innovation within the education sector.
Prioritize product development opportunities to maximise market share, sales, and profits. Develop Competitive Landscape across all Geo markets