Akua teaches, module leads and supervises dissertations on a range of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes. She is also an admissions tutor for the (FdE) foundation degree Health & Social Care programme.
Akua has worked as a consultant using training, copy writing, broadcasting and project management skills to manage a range of media and training projects. For example, for Burson Marstellar, Department for Works & Pensions, Department for Health, RBE Associates, Royal Society for Public Health and GlaxoSmithKline. Akua has been responsible for the course design and teaching of accredited Health Trainer and Health Champions programmes for local authorities, NHS Trusts and Premier League football clubs in London. Akua worked as a senior radio producer/researcher on health programmes, broadcast on commercial radio stations in the South East, as well as syndicated programmes across university student radio stations. Akua project managed the 2016 Health and Wellbeing Awards/Public Health Ministers’ Award on behalf of the Royal Society for Public Health. Since 2012, Akua has been teaching in Further and Higher education, sharing her expertise with students who are keen to develop their knowledge and skills on applying theory into practice.