This page gives you a more detailed overview of my most recent projects and links to project resources. Please contact me if you would like to know more about any of the work.

Support for international staff

Approximately one-third of new academic staff at UK universities now come from overseas, and the cost to recruit and retain them is significant. The project resulted in a tailored and comprehensive website offering support to assist these staff and their families to settle into the UK and to gain an understanding of teaching and research in higher education. At its peak 34 UK universities subscribed to the International Staff website which became the one-stop shop for academic and personal support for international staff. The site closed in 2013 and some of the materials were transferred to a dedicated site for Leeds staff. One of the resources that remains generally available is The Learning & Teaching ebook which was first published in 2013 and is currently being revised.

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Leading learning and teaching – case studies

These case studies, developed with funding from the Leadership Foundation for Higher Education, are designed to be used for training and developing future leaders of learning and teaching in universities. By providing situated case studies in leading learning and teaching they can be used in bespoke sessions, action learning sets or online discussion groups. Read more about the case studies…

Building Capability

The Building Capability programme aimed to enhance the outputs of JISC funded projects in the higher education sector and to create senior management-led change in a number of key strategic areas. At Leeds the aim was to benefit from JISC projects by bringing ideas and processes into the University that addressed key strategic targets in both research and learning & teaching. Read more about the building capability programme…

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