The Mudd Partnership team has extensive experience of working both within and for the Education sector.
Jane is a Learning Coach on the MSc in Leadership Practice from Edinburgh Napier's Business School. The course has been developed for NHS Lothian and the content of which is delivered by Harvard Business School. She is working with a small team of Executives to support their learning towards the achievement of their Masters Degree in the Autumn of 2011.
One of Jane’s first roles, was a national standards and qualifications advisor to employer bodies (now Sector Skills Councils) as an employee of SCOTVEC (now SQA). This meant that she developed an in depth knowledge and understanding of the process of developing and accrediting standards. She also developed an acute understanding of the challenges for employers, of getting involved.
This experience has been useful throughout Jane’s career, in supporting organisations. It has helped to encourage organisations to consider how they ensure they are working to defined standards and optimised solutions for development associated with these.
Whilst at Scottish Enterprise, Jane worked closely with SCOTVEC as the lead liaison for employer bodies developing Modern Apprenticeships, primarily comprised of SVQs. She also formed part of the original team in Scottish Enterprise who developed the strategy for working with the ‘learning industry’.