Director of Development
Director Of Quality Enhancement
Oliver SymonsTel: 01604 892716
Before joining Landex, Ollie gained extensive experience as Teacher Development Manager at a General FE College, and Head of Teacher Education and Development at Sparsholt College. As an accomplished trainer and facilitator, Ollie has helped establish the CPD and quality enhancement services offered by Landex, and is well placed to lead the quality team in providing the widest possible range of support for members.
Quality AdvisorsAlex Payne (Quality Advisor - Full time)
Alex is the full time Quality Advisor at Landex. She has an extensive background in the Land Based sector which has included managing and developing a full range of curriculum including Higher Education, as well as driving and monitoring quality improvement. She has managed a number of specialist land-based centres and associated staff and resources. Her current industry involvement in Agriculture and Equine ensures she is in touch with current developments and challenges within the sector.Elizabeth Halford (associate)
Liz Halford provides specialist higher education support services to members, including advice on the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) and Annual Provider Review (APR). From 2012-16, Liz was Head of Research and Intelligence at QAA, where her role included policy development and research into teaching and learning, student engagement, and the regulation of HE in an international context. Prior to that she was Head of Validation and Review at the University of West London.Sue Double (associate)
Sue Double leads teaching, learning and assessment events for members. Having spent nearly 10 years as a lead coach and course leader for teacher training, Sue has extensive experience of lesson observation and supporting staff in improving their planning, delivery and support for students.Wendy Dick (associate)
Wendy Dick provides support for members by sharing her knowledge and skills, working pragmatically together in partnership to develop teaching and leadership practice that has the student at the centre. With many years experience at a senior level in two successful Colleges in both Wales and the South West she has a passion for excellence in education and training, with expertise in quality assurance, creating health cultures and dynamic teams, middle manager coaching and leadership development.
Germaine completed BA (Hons) degrees in Media and Cultural Studies, and then worked at Moulton College for 10 years in various administrative functions which has provided her with a wealth of experience in the Land Based education sector. Germaine's final role at Moulton College was as Timetable and Curriculum Administrator. She also holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Hospitality and Tourism Management.
Personal Assistant to CEO
Landex Representative on AoC Board
Landex Representative on AoC Governors' Council