The unique formation of Kevin Dowson Learning and Development Ltd means we are able to access a wide range of high-calibre sector experts to create a solution for you.
Kevin Dowson has been employed as a full-time inspector with the ALI for the last four years, leading over 30 inspections and participating in a further 50, frequently reporting on quality improvement and the quality of providers’ self-assessment reports and processes. These inspection assignments have provided a detailed and in-depth understanding of the implementation of quality improvement measures and their relationship with the self-assessment process. Additionally he has worked on a variety of projects, the most recent of which being the design and implementation of a methodology for the inspection of training funded by the European Social Fund.
Previous examples of managing long-term, though unrelated, projects include the planning and delivery of training prior to the opening of new retail stores for a large national DIY chain.
Kevin Dowson Learning and Development Ltd works in close partnership with other organisations to secure the best possible combination of expertise to support an organisations individual need.
These could include, for example:
- The Adult Learning Inspectorate Ltd – an organisation specialising in the evaluation of training in a commercial environment www.alinet.co.uk
- MIB Training – an organisation specialising in the delivery of assessment and verification endorsed by SkillSmart Retail and the Council for Administration www.mibgroup.org.uk
- Q for Quality Ltd – an organisation specialising in advisory work, consultancy, standards verification, examining, inspection, teacher education and training in administration and IT.
- Elizabeth Graney – publishing consultant specialising in bespoke creative and business writing
Our register of sector experts is comprehensive, providing coverage of most sector skills areas on a national basis. They all however, have one thing in common, an overriding belief in the value of training and the benefits that can bring. Our expertise can help your organisation develop and improve its training function, attract, motivate and retain staff and improve specific aspects of organisational development through quality improvement initiatives.
For further information on any of the above, please contact me, Kevin Dowson using any of the links below.