We are a team of staff from Northumbria University
based at the Northern Design Centre, Gateshead.
We work collaboratively with partners to understand
and effectively meet their workforce development needs.
with key stakeholders in businesses, services or industry to understand their workforce development need.
workforce development theory and relevant multidisciplinary expertise within the university and practice settings to inform the collaborative development of innovative solutions to workforce development challenges.
We develop & deliver
effective workforce development solutions and infrastructure to meet identified need, relevant benchmarks and professional or industry requirements, with academic and professional accreditation.
competent staff who have the skills to improve and enhance their service, business or industry.
We monitor & evaluate
from multiple perspectives the effectiveness of emerging workforce development packages, and publish the outcomes with a focus on impact.
We have examples
of previous successful and ongoing projects.
Meet the Team
Dr Anne Mcnall
Dr Emma Barron
Business Development Manager