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.