Steve Rhodes M.Ed, B.A. (Hons),
Steve is a highly motivated and flexible Academic Director who has served over 25 years in the UK Further Education sector. He has a full understanding of the core functions of education, training and skills; extensive expertise in vocational and academic curriculum development combined with a successful track record of leading and developing international education and training programmes.
With outstanding business and marketing acumen; experience of developing sustainable and commercial partnerships in the public and private sectors both in the UK and an international arena. Additionally, Steve has an excellent ability to demonstrate tact and diplomacy and an appreciation of differing cultures when working internationally.
Steve’s well developed and wide ranging communications skills supported him in his role as Chair of the YHTVET (Yorkshire and Humber Technical, Vocational Education and Training) consortium and as leader of the BIS funded UK China Skills Challenge working with vocational colleges in the UK and China.
Steve is a strategic thinker capable of innovative thought with the ability to understand the broader perspective and to translate this into operational activity.