Qualifications and memberships

MEd (Learning and Teaching in Higher Education), MA (Educational Studies), MJourn (Journalism), BA (English Honours).

PG Diploma (Social Research and Evaluation)

PG Cert (Inclusive Education), Adv Diploma (SEN).

Fellow - Higher Education Academy, UK.

Fellow - Society for Education and Training, UK.

Academic and research interests

Learning and Teaching

Reflective Practice

Work-based Learning

Assessment Practices

Coaching and Mentoring

Inclusive Practice/Education

Educational Policy

Philosophy of Education

Sociology of Education

Interdisciplinary study of Education

Applied Qualitative Research


Using GROW model of coaching to enhance students' reflection - Value and Virtue Conference, St John University, York, UK 2011

Teaching resources, Teachnet UK - Specialist Schools and Academies Trust, UK.

Initiating Life-Long Learning Skills Among School Students Through the Use of Lesson Plenary - International Froebel Society, 2nd Biennial Conference, Froebel College, Ireland 2006

Promoting Teacher Research through Teacher Reflection - Kaleidoscope PG Symposium, University of Cambridge, 2006 Reflection in (teacher and pupil) learning - NATE Conference, UK 2005

Recent external roles

External Examiner, University College London (UCL), UK

External Examiner, University of Suffolk, UK