Ingrid Widdows Business Development Manager

I work with EMBS on a consultancy basis focusing on Business Development. I am responsible for funding bids, preparing reports and observing the teaching, learning and assessment of our teachers.

I have a successful track record of 35 years’ teaching and management experience in Further Education. My background is ESOL and EFL teaching and teacher training (including being a CELTA trainer), 14 years managing and developing Adult and Community Education at middle management level and 6 years’ experience of Equal Opportunities Training in the state and voluntary sectors. I also have successful experience of bid writing and project management in both Further and Higher Education including setting up and running the Programmes for the Unemployed at Activate Learning and Brookes Bridges at Oxford Brookes University. I have a PGCE, MA in Applied English Linguistics and a Diploma in Leadership and Management.