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Ann is an author of text books, resources, and online courses/CPD for practitioners in the Further Education, Skills and Training sector.

She has been working in FE since 1983, has been writing text books since 2006 and now also edits text books. Her passion is to help new entrants to the further education, skills and training sector: i.e. the beginner teacher, trainer, assessor and/or quality assurer. She manages a LinkedIn and a facebook group for practitioners working in the FE and Training sector.

Ann has a Master’s Degree in Educational Management, a Post Graduate Certificate in Education, and a Degree in Education, as well as Business Administration, Customer Service, Management, Learning & Development qualifications, Assessment, IQA and EQA units.

Ann has co-written international and national teaching qualifications for several awarding organisations. She is based in East Yorkshire, and has delivered events in various parts of the UK, Sri Lanka, Malaysia and Hong Kong.

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Further Education and Skills Teachers

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