Qualifications and memberships

MSc in Coaching & Mentoring, University of Cumbria

MA Online & Distance Education, Open University

PGC in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education, Lancaster University

BA in Philosophy, University of Manchester

Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (SFHEA) 

Academic and research interests

Coaching and Mentoring,  Transformative Learning, Technology Enhanced Learning, Leadership


Corrie,I., & Benson, J., (2019). Transformative Coaching – Face-to-Face, Blended, and Online in an Industrial Context  [Presentation]. Transformative Learning Conference, 14th March, University of Central Oklahoma, Oklahoma, USA.

Benson, J., & Corrie, I., (2018) Online transformative community learning platform.  [Presentation]. International Transformative Learning Conference, 9th November, Teachers College, Columbia University, New York, USA.

Chapter in Poot, A. ed. (2014) ‘Making the Case’ Telford, Pebble Learning ISBN 0956564127

Chesney, S. & Benson J. (2012) 'Anything other than silence: using a Personal Learning System for staff Continuing Professional Development’ in Innovations in Education and Teaching International Vol 49, issue 1, pp 73-82