Miriam Firth Manchester University, UK
Dr Miriam Firth is a Senior Lecturer in Education Management and Leadership, in the Institute of Education, within the University of Manchester, UK. Her research focuses on Vocational Education, particularly Leisure, Hospitality, Events and Tourism Education. She chairs the AGCAS Creative Industries task group, and leads in Assessment for the Flexible Learning Project across the University of Manchester. With 15 years UK Higher Education lecturing experience Miriam has taught and supervised students on all programme levels. She has worked with the Higher Education Statistics Agency to support development of new national Employability metrics and published textbooks on Employability to support vocational students.