Ann Minton is the University of Derby’s Academic Lead for Apprenticeships. For the last 10 years Ann has been involved in developing bespoke and innovative education solutions for a range of businesses to meet their higher educational needs. Ann developed the university’s award winning approach to the accreditation of in-company training, was recognized in the University’s 2012 QAA collaborative provision audit for her work in developing strong and constructive relationships between the University and its partners, has delivered on a number of employer led programmes and, has been actively involved in developing a range of higher apprenticeships within the university. Ann was granted the honorary title of “University Principal Tutor in Work Based Learning” at the University of Derby, was a member of the teams that won the THES Award in 2006 for the ‘Most Imaginative Use of Distance Learning’ and THES Award for Employer engagement in 2011.
- Academic Partnership Lead
- Company: University of Derby