Professor Pam Parker
We are pleased to announce that Professor Pam Parker will deliver her inaugural lecture at the 2016 Learning at City Conference
Professor Pam Parker PFHEA SFSEDA
Associate Director, Learning Enhancement and Development (LEaD)
City, University of London
Developing, Recognising and Disseminating Teaching Excellence
Teaching excellence is comprised of a range of activities to support student learning and these will be explored alongside some of the development opportunities offered to individuals. The range of evidence that can be used to demonstrate excellence will also be explored as will opportunities to celebrate and disseminate excellent practice within the institution and beyond.
Pam is the Programme Director for the MPhil/PhD Professional Education and Associate programme Director for the MA Academic Practice Programme.
Her areas of interest include curriculum design, staff development and motivation, personal tutoring, SoTL and educational development.
Pam is a Principal Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and a Senior Fellow of SEDA (Staff and Educational Development Association).
Pam started her career as a nurse and then moved into Nurse education where she has spent over sixteen years prior to moving to educational development work where she has been since the summer of 2008.
Pam has experience of teaching and supervising students undertaking their research from first degree to PhD level. Pam participates in a range of activities for staff such as seminars, development days and an annual conference as well as editing the Learning@ City Journal. Pam also has a range of project management experience including as Project Manager of a four year JISC funded project on curriculum design 2008 -2012.
Pam has been an active member of the Staff and Educational Development Association (SEDA) and was conference chair from May 2011 - April 2013, then became Vice Chair of SEDA from May 2012 - April 2013 and has been Co-Chair of SEDA Executive since May 2013.
Pam is also a reviewer for a range of nursing and education international journals. Pam is also an academic associate for the HEA.