Formal Education

February 2009 – 2011 Postgraduate Certificate in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education, University of Winchester
The PGCLTHE is accredited by the Higher Education Authority (HEA), the professional body for higher education in the UK. The programme is built around the notion of reflective practice and offers a framework for reflecting critically on your teaching. It contains opportunities to put your learning into practice and encourages you to take responsibility for linking theoretical ideas about learning to the practical demands of the courses you teach. The PGCLTHE supports the UK Professional Standards Framework for Teaching and Supporting LEarning in Higher Education published by the HEA.Assignments: Innovation in ITReflective PracticeExamining Professional Practice.
December 2008 – February 2009 Professional Coaching Certification, accredited by the International Coaching Federation, Serenergise (now The Kerslake Company)
This programme offers you extensive training and coaching for a professional career with all the tools, techniques and skills to become a certified life and career coach as well as helping you gain massive personal growth and self confidence.
October 1997 – April 2004 University College Winchester, Sparkford Road, Winchester, Hampshire. SO22 4NR
A PhD researching the topic ‘The planning, design and reception of British Home Front propaganda posters of the Second World War’. Abstract.

  • The viva was successfully defended June 25 2004, with no corrections required
  • The examiners were Asa Briggs and Adrian Smith
  • Southampton University ratified the decision on July 2 2004
September 1994 – June 1997 King Alfred’s College of Higher Education, Sparkford Road, Winchester, Hampshire. SO22 4NRDegree: BA Combined Honours in History with Education Studies
Classification: 2:1 (University of Southampton)Other Activities:

  • Member of Christian Fellowship (including writing newsletter)
  • Entertainment’s Crew
  • Ball Committee Member: Decoration’s Officer
  • Member of Mixed Hockey Club
September 1991 – June 1993 Haywards Heath Sixth Form College, Harlands Road, Haywards Heath, West SussexExaminations:

Examination Subject Grade
GCE A-Level Modern History B
GCE A-Level Social Biology D
GCE AS-Level English Literature D
GCE AS-Level Sociology B

Other Activities:

  • Member of the Christian Union
September 1986 – June 1991 Warden Park Comprehensive School, Broad Street, Cuckfield, West SussexExaminations:

Examination Subject Grade
GCSE English Language A
GCSE English Literature A (+ Grade 1)
GCSE Mathematics C
GCSE Modern History A
GCSE French A
GCSE Double Certification Science A,A
GCSE Art and Design C
Pitman’s Elementary Typewriting Pass

Positions of Responsibility:

  • School Prefect
  • Travel Prefect
  • Charity Captain
  • Librarian

Other Activities:

  • Member of the Christian Union
  • Weekend Teamwork and Leadership Training Course
January 1980 – June 1986 Twineham C of E School, Twineham, West Sussex

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