NCUK Appoints New Academic Director


NCUK is delighted to confirm the appointment of Emma Dawkins as its new Academic Director. Emma has a wealth of experience from a range of awarding bodies in the UK, spending a significant part of her career at AQA as the strategic lead on a number of transformation projects from business modelling to optimising assessment design and delivery operating models. Emma has also developed her international experience in her current role as Director of Qualifications and Academic Delivery at NCC Education.

Emma Dawkins

“I am both thrilled and excited to take on the Academic Directorship at NCUK. NCUK is a world-class brand in transnational education and I eagerly look forward to working with the Board, Staff and Partners to further strengthen NCUK’s international standing with learners and other stakeholders alike.

I look forward to developing and enhancing new and existing programmes and services and exploring how technology can and will further enable NCUK’s teaching, learning and assessment capabilities whilst maintaining academic rigour and reliability in our offer.

Emma Dawkins (pictured) will take up her appointment on 27 February 2018.

NCUK’s CEO, Ken Gill, has said of the appointment:

I am delighted with the appointment of Emma, who brings with her a wealth of strategic academic knowledge and experience that will help drive NCUK forwards, as we continue to grow and expand into new markets internationally.

NCUK is looking forward to a new phase in its academic development and Emma’s experience will contribute to the expansion of NCUK in 2018.