Rob Wraith

Rob Wraith

Head of Newcastle College Business Academy

I am a very approachable person who has a genuine passion for teaching and learning. I have a desire to embed IT, blended and distance learning solutions within all aspects of the curriculum at all levels therefore offering educational opportunities for all.

I have over 10 years’ experience of working within the banking sector developing, managing and supporting IT systems and hold a BSc (Hons) in Computing. I have been teaching within both Further Education and Higher Education for 8 years where I have delivered a wide range of modules such as Software Development Fundamentals, Database Design and Development and 3D Modelling.

Paul Willard

Paul Willard

Business Development Manager

Paul is responsible for our commercial department. Overseeing enquiries, enrolments, employer engagement, account management, administration and finance for Newcastle College Business Academy.
Paul has over 20 years-experience as a commercial manager, prior to working in the education sector, Paul worked as a senior manager within the recruitment industry.
Paul is a passionate advocate of distance and online learning, having recently completed his BA (Hons) in Leadership and Business Management through online learning. Prior to his HE achievements Paul has previously completed an ILM Level 7 Diploma in Executive Management and is a PRINCE2® Practitioner, again all achieved through online learning.
“Distance and online learning has given me the opportunity to achieve my educational goals whilst balancing a healthy work and family life background, I believe the online content and educational direction offered through Newcastle College is second to none and would recommend anyone who is committed and motivated to apply, feel free to get in touch if you’d like to talk through any aspect of our online delivery mode.”

Tel: 0191 226 6377


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