John is a Director of AlphaPlus (www.alphaplus.co.uk). AlphaPlus is an education business that specialises in the design, development and deployment of qualifications and their underpinning assessments. We work across primary and secondary schools, vocational and workplace education, and professional education.
John is an experienced leader of projects in education and assessment as well as an accomplished commercial leader with a track record of business growth in UK education and technology businesses. He has specialised in developing services for standards, qualifications and assessment agencies in the UK and overseas, through the three companies he has helped to develop over the last 25 years: BTL Group Ltd (www.btl.com), The Virtual College plc (www.virtual-college.co.uk) and AlphaPlus (www.alphaplus.co.uk).
John was a founding director of the eAssessment Association (www.e-assessment.com) and has spoken at numerous conferences internationally on the use of technology in assessment. John is also Chairman of The Beckfoot Trust (www.beckfoottrust.org), a Multi-Academy Trust comprising 10 schools in West Yorkshire.
John Winkley MEng FCIEA