Yaz El Hakim
Director of Learner Experience
Yaz El Hakim has worked in Higher Education for over 16 years, starting as an hourly paid lecturer in Sport Psychology. He later held the roles of Director of Learning and Teaching and Student Engagement at the University of Winchester, UK. Yaz held leadership roles in over £800,000 worth of other nationally funded research projects, including TESTA (www.testa.ac.uk) and recently, the HEFCE Learning Gain Community.
Yaz advocates that personalised learning and associated analytics will transform learning experiences, enhancing student retention, progression and success. He has spent 4 years now working with global EdTech companies, joining Kortext in 2016, to enhance the ‘Learning and Research Experience’ of students in HE and increasingly learners across society.