I currently work as the Head of Curriculum Management in the Faculty of Education and Language Studies. I am responsible for the team of staff supporting the curriculum in FELS and working closely alongside our academic colleagues. I am a member of the Faculty Executive Team and sit on the Delivering Student Outcomes Project Steering Group. I previously worked in the OU as a programme and project manager on various institutional change projects and also spent more than 10 years working in the Faculty of Social Sciences.
I am accredited in Coaching Skills (OCM), Programme and Project Management (MSP and Prince2) and am currently studying for an MSc.
Heather always wanted to be a mental health nurse, having worked as a carer for a number of years. When she was given the chance by her employer to study for an Open University course in Health Care Practise, she grabbed the opportunity. Earlier this year, Heather was awarded the Care Apprentice Award at the National Care Awards, as Carers Week begins, she talks about her journey with The OU.
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