Role at SolentI am a Learning Technologies Advisor (LTA), responsible for supporting the delivery of the university's technology enhanced learning provision as part of the Solent Learning and Teaching Institute (SLTI).
I am also the Health and Safety Co-ordinator for SLTI and have been the SLTI representative for Solent Voice (2019-2022).
ExperienceFrom 1994, I was a full-time English, Drama and Media studies teacher (secondary and FE), also leading a Media Studies department and Key Stage 3 English in later years. I have worked in challenging secondary school environments in the UK and abroad, including Spain and Canada.
I have been an Assistant Principal examiner for many years, writing examination questions, examining and reviewing live GCSE and A level scripts.
In 2010 I took a career break, joining Solent University in 2011 as a Learning Skills Developer, developing succeed@solent online resources and supporting students with their academic work through one to one tutorials. Succeed@solent received a JISC Hi5 learning award in 2013 for its learning resources.
Since 2017 I became a Learning Technologies Advisor where my work is mainly focused on supporting staff and students with technology-enhanced learning, assessment and digital capabilities across the University.
Since 2019 I have been the SLTI Health and Safety Co-ordinator . I was the SLTI Solent Voice representative between 2019-2022.
Since 2021 I have been the module leader for the 'Drama, Script & Performance' module at Solent University.
Microsoft Certified Educator
CELTA certificate (Teaching English as a Foreign Language)
MA (in Medieval Studies)
PGCE (secondary and FE)
BA Hons (in English Literature)
External memberships Fellow of the Higher Education Academy
Unison (Learning Representative and Health and Safety Representative)
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