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Alison Keyworth

Director of the Institute of Education

Institute of Education

01752 636700 Ext:6502

akeyworth@marjon.ac.uk


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Role Summary

As Director of the Institute of Education, I am privileged to work alongside a number of highly skilled and competent academics and profesisonal services colleagues on a daily basis. As a team, we work tirelessly to ensure that every student receives the very best that we can offer: well-organised and well-managed programmes, innovative pedagogical approaches, high quality learning and teaching experiences and supportive and caring PDTs. The School of Education prides itself on being a place where students and staff can grow, develop and learn together. 

 


Qualifications

  • Senior Fellow, Higher Education Academy
  • Post Graduate Certificate in Professional Development: Learning &Teaching in HE, Plymouth Marjon University
  • MA in Educational Leadership and Management, University of Huddersfield
  • Postgraduate Certificate in Education (PGCE), University of Sheffield
  • BA (Hons) Modern Foreign Languages, University of Huddersfield


Teaching

  • Senior Lecturer of Postgraduate & Professioanl Development
  • Programme Leader for the MA Education (including pathways)
  • Module Leader for the Postgraduate Certificate in Coaching & Mentoring


Research

I have undertaken studies that have looked at managing and leading change and coaching staff across various educational settings. My main areas of interest are professional development, coaching and mentoring, behaviour for learning and leadership and management (specifically within educational contexts).


Publications

‘The balancing act: Combining higher level study with work and family life’, Goodall, H. & Keyworth, A. (2016), Online Educational Research Journal

‘How to support the professional development of teaching staff’, Noble, M. and Keyworth, A. (2012), Professional Development Today Journal, Issue 14.4.

‘How to get started in action research: guidelines for support staff’, Noble, M. and Keyworth, A. (2012), Professional Development Today Journal, Issue 14.4.

‘How to use a Professional Learning Framework to support whole school improvement’, Noble, M. and Keyworth, A. (2012), Professional Development Today Journal, Issue 14.4.

‘How to get your ideas off the ground- using development funding’ , Noble, M. and Keyworth, A. (2012), Professional Development Today Journal, Issue 14.4.


Expert Membership of professional bodies

Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy

National Association of Governors


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