I’m Senior Education Manager for Quality and Services at the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland (ICAS), working globally with CA Education. I lead student services, digital learning and operations within the Education Division. I’m a Senior Teaching Fellow at The University of Glasgow and a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.
I’ve been teaching for 16+ years within mixed educational and policy settings as a Principal Teacher, two years seconded to The Scottish Government as National Data Lead for post-16 learning and five years as a Senior Lecturer at the University of Glasgow.
I was previously Head of Digital (Technology Enhanced Learning and Teaching) at the School of Education and Programme Validator for the Digital Schools Awards Scotland. I was national adviser on digital learning and teaching to Education Scotland and The Scottish Government, working in partnership with HP, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Microsoft and Intel.
PREVIOUS / CURRENT PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS
- The University of Glasgow – Chair of the BTechEd Hons Programme Committee
- Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy
- Senior Fellow of the GU Recognising Excellence in Teaching
- Associate Member of Association of Learning Technology
- UNESCO International Bureau of Education
- UNESCO-UNEVOC International Centre for Technical and Vocational Education
- International Advisory Board for The Global Education Conference
- Scientific Committee for the International Conference on Education and New Developments
- Social Media & International Conference Education Technology Programme Executive
- General Teaching Council Scotland
- Higher Education Representative – Scottish Technology Teachers Association
- Pascal International Observatory
- The Scottish Society for Psychical Research
- The Scottish Government iACT (GIRFEC) National Advisory Board
- Chair of The Scottish Government National Steering Group 16+LC Data Management
- Chair of The National Community of Practice for Data Governance
- Schools MCMC Implementation Group
EXPERIENCE AND PORTFOLIO
- Senior Lecturer Professional and Digital Learning with the University of Glasgow (2017 to present).
- Programme Leader with The University of Glasgow (2013 to 2017).
- University Teacher and Lecturer with The University of Glasgow (2012 to 2016).
- Excellence for All Coordinator for Stirling and Clackmannanshire Council (2011 to 2012).
- 16+ Learning Choices Data Lead with The Scottish Government (2009 to 2011).
- Principal Teacher of Pupil Support / School Development with Clackmannanshire Council (2007 to 2009).
- Teacher of Design and Technology with Clackmannanshire Council (2004 to 2009).
- Teacher of Design and Technology with Perth and Kinross Council (2001 to 2004).