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Industry Education
Occupation University Lecturer
Location London, United Kingdom
Introduction I am a Principal Lecturer at Middlesex University and lead work based learning programmes for establishing and established practitioners from across the creative and cultural sectors at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. I was trained as a designer at Hornsey College of Art. My professional career has included work as a designer and craftsman in the jewellery and optics industries. This included running my own design and manufacturing companies, as well as working as a manager for a large wholesale and manufacturing jewellery company. Further experience in the games design industry has included publication of a number of game products. My academic career has included roles in learning and teaching development and programme leadership. My current research is focused on professional development and work based learning. I am a member of the Centre for Excellence in Work Based Learning and a Registered Practitioner of the Higher Education Academy.
Interests Continuing professional development, CPD, creative practice, dance, dance education, drama education, educational development, gathering and using student feedback to improve teaching, learning and teaching, musical theatre education, scholarship of learning and teaching, students, supporting establishing and established professionals in the creative and cultural sectors, teaching, work based learning