Top tutor gains worldwide ranking

Paul Ashby UCEN Manchester

UCEN Manchester tutor Paul Ashby has been named as a Cisco Advanced Level Instructor.

UCEN Manchester tutor Paul Ashby is topping the computing league table after being named as a Cisco Advanced Level Instructor.

Industry leaders Cisco Networking Academy honoured Paul with the award after UCEN Manchester students were asked for feedback with regards to their tutor, the course itself and the units taught.

The award ranks Paul in the top 25 per cent of instructors across the globe, a total of 46,000 instructors worldwide, in terms of student feedback and performance.

Over the past three years, 95 per cent of Paul's computing students have gained employment in the industry.

Paul said:

Getting this award is personal recognition as well as professional recognition.

"Hearing the students’ feedback is really great, as is the recognition from CISCO. It’s a way of telling me what I’m doing is right, which is a really nice feeling.”

UCEN Manchester has been part of the prestigious Cisco Networking Academy for more than two decades, helping students to earn valuable computing qualifications.

In addition, UCEN Manchester has operated as a Cisco Support Centre and Instructor Training Centre for the past 10 years, supporting other instructors with their academy support and training.

Paul added: “Cisco is a globally renowned leader in computing and networking, and this relationship has ensured our computing courses are at the forefront of education.

“Having Cisco on board mean our students get the latest industry updates from industry leaders, and have to meet industry standards at the forefront of networking and everything connected to the internet.”

Explore the wide range of computing courses at UCEN Manchester.