Qualifications and memberships

  • Foundation Diploma Neuro Linguistic Programming
  • MA Academic Practice (University of Cumbria, 2015)
  • Post-Grad Certificate  Learning & Teaching in Higher Education  (University of Lancaster) (2008)
  • BA Hons in Education and Professional Studies (UCLAN) (2006)
  • LEO (Leading and Empowering Organisations) Train the Trainer (2005)
  • NST 307 Preparing Mentors of Professional Learning and Development (2005)
  • D34 City and Guilds (Internal Verifiers Award) (2002)
  • D32/33 City and Guilds (Assessors Award) (2001)
  • 730 City and Guilds (1998) (Adult & Further Education Teaching Certificate)
  • Registered Nurse (Adult) Diploma in Nursing and Health Studies (1995)
  • Registered Nurse Learning Disabilities (1982)

Academic and research interests

  • Learning Disability Nursing
  • Person Centered Approaches and Person Centered Thinking
  • Leadership and Management
  • Action Learning
  • Reflective practice
  • Mentorship

Recent external roles

  • LEO (Leading and Empowering Organisations) Leeds University Trainer/Facilitator
  • Fellow of the Higher Education Academy
  • Steering Group Member of Positive Choices Conference organisation