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Mrs Dasha Ivkina-Macdonald

Dasha Ivkina MacDonald

Profile summary

  • Academic Related Staff
  • Head of Student Success
  • Faculty of Wellbeing, Education & Language Studies
  • Faculty Office
  • Professional Services

Professional biography

I am the Head of Student Success in the Faculty of Wellbeing, Education and Language Studies (WELS). I identify and recommend improvements to ensure the Faculty's student success targets on retention, progression and qualification completion are achieved.

I joined The Open University in 2009 and worked as a Senior Manager (Strategy and Communications) and managed several European Commission funded FP6 and FP7 projects. Prior to joining the OU, I worked as an international Learning & Development Consultant.

Qualifications

I hold a Master’s degree in Business Administration and a Bachelor’s degree (Hons) in Business Studies with Economics. I am a qualified Prince2 Practitioner and Six Sigma Green Belt. My specialist areas are project management, research communications and blended learning solutions.

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Postgraduate Diploma and MA in Social Work – expressions of interest open until 21st September

Our new PG Diploma in Social Work enables employers to tap into the talent in their graduate social care workforce to develop vitally needed qualified social workers.  With our new PG Diploma, relevant graduates with experience of social care wi
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