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Qualifications

Master in Professional Development

( Management & Education /LLL modules); PGCE; BA Degree – Joint History and English; DipRSA (Career’s Advice and Guidance)

About

In my role as Manager of the Learning Support Services, I have responsibility for the University’s Study Skills Service which operates across all five campuses.
My office is based at Treforest campus but I work across all five campuses, organising my week to cater for the demands of the service and my team.

Experience

A career in Education and Lifelong Learning since 1978 has involved working across Secondary, Adult/ Community learning, Further and Higher Education sectors. This has enabled a breadth and depth of experience of teaching and supporting learners to be developed which underpins my current post as Learning Support Service Manager. I have held the cuurent post since the merger into USW, which has superceded my previous post of EDIC manager ( since September 2006).

Responsibilities

Responsible for strategic and operational management of the Study Skills Support Service, which includes managment of the Centres at reforest, Glyntaff, Atrium, Caerleon and City campuses and a team of academic /study skills tutors. This includes organising and supporting the team in the provision of study skills tutorials, workshop programmes and the on-line study skill resources for students across the university but with an emphasis on those students who are new to University study/ through a widening access agenda. Also responsible for the development of the service and the personal development of the team members.

Memberships

Membership of the Association of Learner Developers in Higher Education (ALDHEN)

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