Role in HANDSON Project
Ian Lynch is responsible for the development of a governance policy for the project and the sustainability strategy as well as assisting with links to EU policy and personnel and financial management. He uses his extensive networks for dissemination
Ian has taught in 4 Local Authorities and an independent school. He is now an assessor of the national professional qualification for headteachers, Registered Inspector (OFSTED) and Chief Assessor at The Learning Machine Ltd (Ofqual accredited awarding organisation)
He is a member of the Senior Leadership Team that set up the first UK City Technology College, government flagship school for technology.
Ian has successfully managed two LDV TOI projects each scoring 80% in final evaluation. Contributed to writing proposals for 6 successful TOI project applications, experience with two Comenius and one Grundtvig projects. His specific expertise is in curriculum design, assessment, EQF, ECVET, EQARF, Open Source Software communities and business models to support OER. He has won DTi Smart Award for software development and Midlands Small Business of the Year Award with commendation for financial management.
Ian designed the assessment structure for the ModBac http://www.modbac.info/overview/ and provided the certification support technology for the new Duke of York’s Award for STEM subjects.