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Ian Sharp

Ian Sharp

Content Developer, Writer & Editor

Sharp Learning

Milton Keynes, United Kingdom

Skilled in writing and researching inspiring learning materials, scripts for online and blended learning, as well as features themed around lifelong learning, the future of work and the implications for education. Work on a contract basis as well as initiating my own projects. What can I do for you?


Sharp Learning

Course Developer, Learning Designer and Writer

Learning Designer with extensive professional experience in writing and researching learning materials and scripts for blended, online and open learning.

Course development and curriculum specialist, with a 30-year track record of professional teaching and learning in higher, further and adult education.

Writer of features and articles about lifelong learning.

"If you think education is expensive, try ignorance." - Attribution uncertain

The Open University

Master of Arts, Education

Studied and researched education, training and employment. Wrote dissertation focused on the skills required for post-Fordist employment.

This degree enabled me to become a teacher educator in post-compulsory education, and I continue to be interested in the future of employment as it is developing in the very different 21st century environment.

University of Surrey

Postgraduate Certificate in the Education of Adults, Adult Education

Professional qualification that opened up a lifelong career in education, and a passion for the transformational possibilities of post-compulsory education.

The Open University

Bachelor of Arts, Social Science

Part-time study while working full-time - to prove to myself that I could study at degree level.

I discovered a deep interest in society, politics and the impact of popular culture, as well as the desire to study at postgraduate level.