Higher Education

Oxford University:    through work on Palliative Care Education, including an international Collaborative Learning Project with partners in Argentina, South Africa and the UK

Oxford Brookes University:    through the Global Dimensions Network and MSc and PhD supervision

University of Nottingham:    through work on creative approaches to learning and teaching including Open Space for Dialogue and Enquiry (OSDE)

The Institute of Education:   as a tutor on the Global Trainer Advanced Certificate Course and interest in the recently established Development Education Research Centre

Oxford Deanery:    as Postgraduate Tutor and Education Adviser for the Postgraduate Certificate in Medical Education

Current Research Interests:

• role development and professional identity in the development of educators
• approaches to teaching and learning in palliative care education
• collaborative curriculum development
• creating effective learning relationships
• facilitating diverse complex groups including inter-professional groups
• user and carer involvement in learning and teaching
• incorporating a global dimension into learning
• the impact of international partnerships on global health education
• integrating literacy and conflict resolution


I have a range of facilitation experience, including design and delivery of high-quality facilitator training programmes at Masters degree level. I have good working relationships with key associates, and can respond creatively to a range of commisions.

Particular interests include:

Facilitator awareness
Group dynamics
Conflict process in groups
Open Space technology
Staff Development