Lancaster University Ghana has introduced the appointment of Professor Malcolm McIver the new Provost and Chief Tutorial Officer.
Lancaster University Ghana (LUG) is a partnership involving Lancaster University (LU) and Transnational Educational Team Ghana (TAG Ghana). For around 50 years Lancaster University has been offering Earth Class education to college students throughout the planet.
Lancaster College holds best ten positions in all important United kingdom league tables and a international league desk position within the major 150 of all universities world-extensive. Transnational Academic Team (TAG) provides students throughout emerging markets access to best-ranked article-secondary and govt training.
About the previous decade, TAG has correctly sent applications in educational partnership with some of the world’s top rated ranked institutions, and has experienced around 2,000 graduates throughout Africa and the Middle East. Lancaster University Ghana offers a world course diploma in Ghana delivered by fantastic educational workers, with outstanding university student guidance, scholarships, and a spouse and children helpful practical experience.
Pursuing a prosperous job in the Healthcare discipline, wherever he rose to the place of Typical Supervisor of a large expert clinic in the Uk, Professor McIver commenced his vocation in instruction as a Senior Lecturer at Homerton University of Wellbeing Reports in Cambridge.
For a lot more than 10 decades he held a variety of senior tutorial positions at quite a few United kingdom Universities and was traveling to Professor to a range of global establishments which includes the College of Washington. Despite the fact that his skilled qualifications is in Wellbeing, it was through this time that his enthusiasm for schooling grew, main to him being invited to sign up for the College of Cambridge as the Lead Researcher on a (Uk) Government funded investigation challenge into University Performance and Teacher Sickness absence.
In 2000, Professor McIver gained the greatest ranking from the Financial & Social Investigate Counsel for his PhD proposal to analysis School Efficiency, carried out at the University of Cambridge. Right after effectively completing his Doctorate degree, he returned to education with the University of Hertfordshire in which he held a variety of educating and research positions in the Faculty of Health and fitness before staying appointed the Undertaking Lead for Global Developments. As The Venture Direct he was liable for producing and running a vary of programmes for shipping and delivery throughout Asia and SE Asia a role that enabled him to go after his joint passions of Education and learning and Internationalisation.
In 2012 he was appointed as the College of Hertfordshire’s Director of Studies in Malaysia, with the responsibility of overseeing the management and supply of the Universities’ undergraduate and postgraduate pathways to far more than 3000 college students across the area. In the intervening many years Professor McIver has held a amount of intercontinental positions, most notably with LeapEd Products and services as a Senior Designer for the Malaysian Governments Faculty Transformation Programme, and the Head of Collaborative Global Partnerships at the London University of Commerce.
Speaking on his desire in transnational training and his new appointment as LUG Provost, Professor McIver reported “It is a terrific honour to be the new Provost of Lancaster College Ghana. The campus is nonetheless reasonably new by college expectations, but Lancaster University is one of the ideal recognized and most prestigious universities in the planet. Not only is it ranked in the prime ten of United kingdom universities, it is also the 2020 Global University of the Yr as ranked by The Times and The Sunday Periods. On a private degree, I have experienced initially-hand how obtain to bigger instruction can transform the lives of folks and their families, so I am an avid proponent of building high excellent British isles programmes economical and accessible to all learners, but in particular to students listed here in Ghana. In that respect, the superior academic specifications and values of the international curricula presented by Lancaster College Ghana not only mirrors my own beliefs about transnational instruction but will also assist our ambition to make LUG the to start with choice for all West African pupils.”
When requested about the foreseeable future of Lancaster University Ghana, Professor McIver included, “The long term for the College appears exceedingly promising. Lancaster College and Transnational Academic Team, are thoroughly fully commited to LUG and have some remarkable designs for the long run. We have an ever-expanding portfolio of basis, undergraduate and postgraduate programmes and an exceptional intercontinental Faculty with of some of the ideal teachers in West Africa to provide people programmes and help our college students. We have also just lately secured a range of research partnerships with renowned International establishments, and in addition to that we have secured a web site to develop a model-new point out of the artwork campus and will be breaking ground in the in the vicinity of future”.
Professor McIver’s appointment as Provost and Main Educational Officer took outcome on 6th January, 2020, when he took in excess of from Professor Anthony Jarvis, who had served in that position due to the fact November, 2017.