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Staff Continuing Professional Development

Posted: 10th July 2015

Staff at University Centre Doncaster are celebrating their recent success in continuing to improve their skills in teaching and learning.

Learning is a lifelong commitment for UCD staff who have this year acquired a range of professional teaching and learning qualifications over and above their existing postgraduate subject qualifications. The picture only shows a few.

This year, staff at University Centre have achieved the following:


Fellows of the Higher Education Academy UK:

Tom Mitchell (Sports)

Craig Winstanley (Sports)

Dan Amin (Sports)

Pete Holmes (Sports)

Chris Watson (Arts)

Grant Bridges (Arts)

Lee Sullivan (Arts)

Tabitha Collingbourne (Social Sciences)

Jane Ballans (Teacher Education)

Janine Ryan (Early Years)

Jean Goodwin (Human Resource Management)

Mike Hemmings (Human Resource Management)


Postgraduate Certificate of Higher Education (University of Hull)

Alan Girvin (Humanities)

Simon Stevenson (Humanities)

Michelle Denby (Humanities)

Ben Hartshorn (Social Sciences)


Postgraduate Certificate of Academic Practice (University of Cumbria)

Assum Mumtaz (Social Sciences)

Jeenal Desai (Early Years)

Simon Gomes (Arts)

Sucha Singh (Arts)


Dave Collins, Deputy Director for Higher Education said, “This is testament to the commitment of our staff to continue to improve their skills in teaching and learning. Gaining such qualifications while they are carrying out daily teaching duties is a remarkable achievement, and one which will have a positive impact on the learning experience for students at University Centre”.