ISDC's Teresa Jacobs aims at developing educational skills for tomorrow

Teresa Jacobs

As one of the leaders of the International Skill Development Corporation (ISDC), UK, Teresa Jacobs is focused on a few key aspects on the modern concepts of education – skill acquisition and enhancement. Jacobs is the executive director of the Learning wing of the ISDC, which offers its services in over 120 countries.

ISDC is a leading provider of British education and skills. It works with a swathe of organizations including the UK Skills Federation, Scottish Qualifications Authority, and several professional bodies in the UK to enable transnational education and growth.

ISDC has an active presence in India and working in partnership an excess of 200 universities including central, state, deemed and private for many undergraduate and postgraduate programs in number of domains and subject areas. It also has developed many successful strategic partnerships in the country including working with National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) to promote vocational education with global accreditation.  

With a proven career as an educational business developer, Jacobs has been continuously supporting innovation in education for a long time. She is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Educational Assessors and Director of Quality Assurance with significant experience in assessment development and quality and process management.

What makes her a successful educational business manager is her firm belief that an innovative and proactive approach to problem solving accompanied by a passion for excellence and ability drive efficiency, quality and profit.

Jacobs at ‘Techspectations EDUCATE 2021'
Jacobs will be attending Techspectations EDUCATE 2021, ManoramaOnline's flagship digital summit, scheduled for October 23. At the virtual event, she will speak from her experience of exploring diverse features of skill development and innovations in the field of education.

She is not only adept at providing a strategic overview and developing and implementing policies and processes but also skilled at business development and project management to enter new educational markets with higher education partners.

This year she headed the judging panel for an industry award in transformational change assessments and their delivery methodology.

Teresa managed Pearson Edexcel ELT testing provision before moving on to the construction of assessments for statutory licence to practice initiatives.

Teresa also had a successful stint at the Chartered Institute of Management (CIMA) as Head of Quality Assessment.

She then moved across to the delivery side of higher education. After that, she moved to Institute of Directors (IoD), UK, where she transformed the assessments and their delivery methodology. The IoD became the first professional body to fully adopt remote invigilation.

Techspectations 2021
ManoramaOnline is set to host the fourth edition of the summit even as the global economy strives to recover from the COVID-19 crisis and return to the path of revival and explore new opportunities. Tech experts, influencers, top brand heads, luminaries from various fields and start-ups will attend the digital summit.

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