Health Care Education


My particular interests in health care education include:

  • role development and professional identity of mentors, facilitators and clinical teachers in health care
  • incorporating social justice and human rights into learning
  • creative approaches to virtual/ remote learning, teaching and assessment
  • collaborative curriculum development
  • creating effective learning relationships
  • facilitating diverse complex groups including inter-professional groups
  • user and carer involvement in learning and teaching
  • the impact of international partnerships on global health education
  • the role of tension and conflict in learning

Oxford Centre of Medical Education (OxCME)

  • Programme director / facilitator of Masterclasses in teaching and learning for health professionals (2018 to date)

Partnerships in International Medical Education (PRIME)

  • Capacity building for health professionals including nurses, midwives, doctors and medical students in Palestine (West Bank and Gaza Strip) (2012 to date)

Health Education England

  • MSc in Clinical Education (Senior Programme Director 2004-2018)
  • Developing Dental Educators (Programme designer and facilitator 2006 to 2022)

Oxford University (Medical School)  

  • Honorary Research Fellow: Nuffield Department of Clinical Medicine (2004)
  • Palliative Care Education, including an international Collaborative Learning Project with partners in Argentina, South Africa and the UK (2002-2010)
  • Female genital cutting (FGC) Surgical Grand Round (2019)
  • Female genital cutting (FGC) MSc Global Health (2019-2022)

Oxford Brookes University (School of Health and Social Care)  

  • Principal Lecturer / Honorary Teaching Fellow 2004
  • MSc Higher Professional Education for Health Care Professionals (Programme lead 1999-2006)
  • Global Dimensions Network, MSc and PhD supervision

University of Buckingham (Medical School)

  • Facilitation and group process (2012-2021)
  • Managing challenging behaviour (2012-2021)

University of Nottingham (Medical School)

  • Global health: elective module in partnership with THET / Skillshare International (2012-2016)

University of Manchester (Medical School)

  • Global health: elective module in partnership with THET / Skillshare International (2012-2016)

University of Leicester (Medical School)

  • External examiner, MSc Clinical Education

UNFPA (2007-2010)

  • Co-facilitation and evaluation of the national midwifery curriculum