Director of Learning at Oldham College
Higher Education | Halifax, United Kingdom, GB
I am Director of Learning at the University Campus Oldham at Oldham College. I am working to enhance the Higher Education portfolio at the campus, and leading on improvements to teaching and learning, research and scholarship and professional development. In my previous role I was Centre Manager for the PGCE/CertEd (PCET).
My experience ranges from teaching and training in the further and higher education sector, private training organisations, and the retail sector. I have worked with young people and adults on a range of provision from entry level to postgraduate degree supervision.
External esteem and appointments:
Member of the British Educational Research Association
Member of the Philosophy of Education Society Great Britain
Fellow of the Institute for Learning
Fellow of the Higher Education Academy
External Examiner for Hull University - PGCE
GPRLS adjudicator - SVUK (2008-2011)
External panel member - validations and re-validations
Reviewer for Teaching and Teacher Education. An International Journal of Research and Studies Journal: http://www.journals.elsevier.com/teaching-and-teacher-education/
Reviewer for the Higher Education Academy
Member of the practitioner group for the Education and Training Foundation Review of Professional Standards for Teachers and Trainers. http://et-foundation.co.uk/professional-standards-review.html
Specialities: Teacher Development; Teacher Education; Technology Enhanced Learning; educational consultancy, teacher professionalism.