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Sam Moorwood

Sam Moorwood BLE MAPCET MRICS

Head of Worked Based Learning

Summary

Sam is Head of Worked Based Learning within Business Engagement Skills and Employability (BESE).

  • About

    This involves supporting the University’s business readiness agenda and specific apprenticeship targets for our portfolio and for our recruitment. Continuing professional development is also part of that work-based learning remit.

    Sam’s area of expertise is work-based learning, blending significant academic experience with commercial awareness, and a proactive and responsive approach to employer engagement.

    Sam’s areas of interest are

    • higher and degree apprenticeships
    • work-based learning
    • planning and development
    • inspiring pedagogy

    Sam has a background as a chartered surveyor, qualified in the planning and development specialist area, and working as a development surveyor. He has also worked for a planning consultancy and for the Regional Planning Body in Yorkshire and Humber. Between 2006 and 2015, Sam taught in these subject areas, and designed and led business-facing courses, as well as delivering CPD to industry.

  • Research

    • What does an inspirational Leadership Training Programme look like for Sheffield City Region?
    • What is the best way to replace the vocational scaffolding that is provided by NVQ training in Engineering disciplines?
    • Apprenticeship Identity

  • Publications

    Journal articles

    Moorwood, S. (2012). Course planning from first principles and early intervention: The case for studio-based learning - No drawing board required. CEBE Transactions, 9 (1), 20-40. http://doi.org/10.11120/tran.2012.09010020

  • Media

    • BBC Radio Sheffield, 2016: The impact of degree apprenticeships
    • BBC Radio Sheffield, 2014: Sheffield City Council's plans to develop the city centre
    • BBC Look North, 2013: Housing
    • Radio Sheffield, 2013: Impact of the planned high speed rail link to Sheffield's local infrastructure on the breakfast show with Toby Foster
    • Financial Times, 2013: Planning decision impact on policy for retail and Sheffield city centre
    • Business Desk, 2011: Article and interview regarding Sheffield property market and impact of new planning policy

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