Dr David Matheson

Reader in Education

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Email address: d.matheson@wlv.ac.uk Phone number: 01902 32 3198 Location: WA103 Faculty: Faculty of Education, Health and Wellbeing (FEHW) School/Institute: Institute of Education Areas of expertise: Education and Healthcare Education

About

A highly experienced teacher and researcher, bilingual in French and English and is adaptable and flexible, David is a dedicated lifelong learner, self-taught in many things, ever willing to learn from others and always ready to expand his knowledge and expertise. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of the Arts and a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.

He has an extensive and growing bibliography. He has taught and assessed at undergraduate and postgraduate levels for many years, and has designed, run and evaluated short CPD courses as well as Masters and undergraduate modules and courses. David has designed, implemented and evaluated many forms of assessment. He adapts his discourse to the circumstances and succeeds in creating and sustaining an inclusive and welcoming ambience in which everyone is comfortable and feels valued, regardless of meaningless distinctions.

David has run research projects on scales large and small and across many areas of education, and healthcare education. His work has been widely cited, not only in the literature but also in official reports into the state of postgraduate medical training in the UK such as Foundation for Excellence: An Evaluation of the Foundation Programme (Collins Report) (Medical Education England, 2010) and Securing the future of excellent patient care: Final report of the independent review (Greenaway report) (General Medical Council, 2015). He is trained [and trains] in the Egan Skilled Helper model of mentoring. His h-index is currently 12 and his i10 index is 14.

Research interests

Education

Healthcare Education 

Membership of professional bodies

  • Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (no. PR130339)
  • Member of editorial board for Austen Emergency Medicine
  • Member of comité scientifique du congrès annuel de l’Association française de l’éducation comparée et des échanges
  • Fellow of the Royal Society for the encouragement of the Arts, Commerce and Manufactures
  • Member of the British Association for International and Comparative Education
  • Member of the Association for the Study of Medical Education
  • Member of the British Education Research Association

Qualifications

BSc PGCE DipEd MEd PhD FRSA SFHEA

1992 PhD University of Glasgow: Post-Compulsory Education in Suisse romande 454pp
1989 MEd University of Glasgow: Major dissertation: Opportunities in post-compulsory education in the Highland Region of Scotland and the Canton of Valais in Switzerland 168pp. Dissertation research supported by grant from the Commission des conseils de la culture du Canton du Valais, Switzerland
1985 DipEd University of Glasgow: Education & Psychology
1979 PGCE Jordanhill College of Education, Glasgow: Mathematics and Physics with Merit in Professional Subjects
1978 BSc University of Glasgow: Mathematics & Natural Philosophy

Publications

Matheson, D (2017) Guest editor of Special Issue of Open Medicine Journal  4

Matheson, D (2017) Editorial: Some perspectives on quality improvement in healthcare, Open Medicine Journal 4: 13-14 DOI: 10.2174/1874220301704010013

Matheson, D and Matheson-Monnet, C (2017) Wikipedia as informal self-education for clinical decision-making in medical practice, Open Medicine Journal 4: 15-25 DOI: 10.2174/1874220301704010015

2017       David Matheson and Catherine Matheson           Informal education in medical practice: Wikipedia as an aid to clinical decision-making, Open Medicine Journal

2017       David Matheson with STAMPEDE TMG  Abiraterone for Prostate Cancer Not Previously Treated with Hormone Therapy, New England Journal of Medicine 2017; published online 03-06-17

2017       David Matheson with STAMPEDE TMG  Adding celecoxib with or without zoledronic acid for hormone-naïve prostate cancer (STAMPEDE): long-term survival results from an adaptive multi-arm multi-stage platform randomised controlled trial, Journal of Clinical Oncology 2017; 35 (14) 1530-41

2016       David Matheson               Teaching in the emergency department. Austin Emergency Medicine. 2016; 2(3): 1017

2016       David Matheson with STAMPEDE TMG  Addition of docetaxel, zoledronic acid, or both to first-line long-term hormone therapy in prostate cancer (STAMPEDE): survival results from an adaptive, multiarm, multistage, platform randomised controlled trial, The Lancet 387, 10024, 1163-77

2015       Damian Roland, Graham Martin, Tim Coats and David Matheson               The importance of understanding junior doctor perceptions of confidence and competence in relation to the febrile child. Emergency Medicine Journal 2015;32:1004 doi:10.1136/emermed-2015-205372.57

2015       Damian Roland, David Matheson, Tim Coats and Graham Martin               A qualitative study of self-evaluation of junior doctor performance: is perceived ‘safeness’ a more useful metric than confidence and competence? BMJ Open 5:e008521 doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2015-008521

2015       David Matheson with STAMPEDE TMG  Failure-free survival and the impact of radiotherapy in patients with newly diagnosed non-metastatic prostate cancer: Data from patients in the control arm of the STAMPEDE trial (MRC PR08, CRUK/06/019). JAMA Oncology doi:10.1001/jamaoncol.2015.4350

2015       David Matheson with STAMPEDE TMG  Docetaxel and/or zoledronic acid for hormone-naïve prostate cancer: First survival results from STAMPEDE (MRC PR08, CRUK/06/019). Lancet Oncology http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/ S0140-6736(15)01037-5

2015       Damian Roland, David Matheson, Nicholas Taub, Tim Coats, Monica Lakhanpaul                Does the technical quality of patient video cases have an impact on their interpretation? BMC Medical Education 2015, 15:132 http://www.biomedcentral.com/1472-6920/15/132

2015       Damian Roland, Creana Chavadra, Tim Coats, David Matheson   Determining the Effectiveness of Educational Interventions in Paediatric Emergency Care. Emergency Medicine Journal. 2015, 31:787-788

2014       David Matheson with STAMPEDE TMG  Combining Enzalutamide with Abiraterone, Prednisone, and Androgen Deprivation Therapy in the STAMPEDE Trial, European Urology, 66 (5) 799 - 802

2012       Damian Roland, Tim Coats and David Matheson Towards a conceptual framework demonstrating the effectiveness of audio-visual patient descriptions (patient video cases): a review of the current literature, BMC Medical Education BMC Medical Education 2012, 12:125 http://www.biomedcentral.com/1472-6920/12/125 

2012       Damian Roland and David Matheson       Understanding the Application of Evidence-Based Medicine. A new theory derived from old educational techniques: The Rolma 1 and 2 Matrices, The Clinical Teacher Jun;9(3):143-7. Doi: 10.1111/j.1743-498X.2011.00520.x

2012       Philip Alexander, David Matheson, Nainglatt Tint and Julia Baxter             UK National Cataract Training Survey, Journal of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, Mar; 38(3):533-8.

2010       Catherine Matheson, David Matheson, Claire Howarth, John Saunders  The views of Foundation Year 1 doctors on the lasting impact of a preparation for house officer course they undertook as final year medical students, BMC Medical Education 2010, 10:48 doi:10.1186/1472-6920-10-48

2010       MJ Keogh, JM Findlay, S Sithamparanathan and D Matheson       Education in the Foundation Programme: what doctors are doing and why, British Journal of Medical Practitioners 3(1): 306

2009       Catherine Matheson and David Matheson           How well prepared are medical students for their first year as doctors? The views of consultants and registrars, Postgraduate Medical Journal 85:582–589. Doi:10.1136/pgmj.2008.071639

2009       Catherine Matheson and David Matheson           Déballage d’idées, catégorisations et hiérarchisation comme activités structurées en groupe focalisé, Pédagogie médicale 10, 1, 61-64

2008       Catherine Matheson and David Matheson           Freire, Grameen and Barrowfield, Development in Practice 18, 1 pp30-39

2003       David Matheson and Catherine Matheson           La formation des enseignants en Ecosse et en Angleterre : contextes et avenirs. Actes de la Recherche, 1, 1, 5-24 Bienne: HEP-BEJUNE. [devoted to ‘Les nouvelles structures de formation des enseignants en Europe: Une approche comparative’]

2002       David Matheson               Limited language in limited minds? Urban Scots as a language of poverty. Marges Linguistiques 3. ISSN1626-3162 pp106-117

2000       Catherine Matheson and David Matheson           Languages of Scotland: Culture and the Classroom. Comparative Education 36 (2) Special Issue in Honour of Professor Nigel Grant, edited by Professor Thyge Winter-Jensen (University of Copenhagen) ISSN0305-0068 pp221-231

2000       David Matheson               Scottish Education: myths and mists. Oxford Studies in Comparative Education, 9 (2) Special Issue on Education in the British Isles, edited by David Phillips. ISSN0961-2149 pp63-84

1996       Catherine Matheson and David Matheson           Lifelong Learning and Lifelong Education: a critique. Research in Post-Compulsory Education 1 (2) ISSN1359-6748 pp219-236.

1996       David Matheson               An examination of some of the difficulties of establishing an open university in a small linguistic area: the case of Suisse romande. International Journal of Lifelong Education 15 (2) ISSN0260-1370 pp114-124.

1996       David Matheson               Imperial Culture and Cultural Imperialism. European Journal of Intercultural Studies 7 (1) ISSN0952-391-X pp51-56

1995       David Matheson               Adult Education in Suisse romande, Compare 25 (2) ISSN0305-7925 pp115-136.

1991       David Matheson               Non-formal, non-vocational further education in the Highland Region of Scotland and the Canton of Valais in Switzerland. Comparative Education 26 (2) ISSN0305-0068 pp153-164.

Books/Book Chapters (include ISBN numbers)

2014       David Matheson               An Introduction to the Study of Education 4th edition. London and New York: Routledge

pp445+xiv+four online chapters (pp49)

2014       David Matheson               What is education? in An Introduction to the Study of Education [4th edition] pp1-19

2014       David Matheson               The Scottish Idea in Education, in An Introduction to the Study of Education [4th edition] pp165-187

2014       Catherine Matheson and David Matheson           Lifelong Learning, in An Introduction to the Study of Education [4th edition] pp277-291

2014       Catherine Matheson and David Matheson           Research in professional contexts, in An Introduction to the Study of Education [4th edition] pp397-412

2014       David Matheson               Afterword: Now that I have read about Education, how do I write about it? in An Introduction to the Study of Education [4th edition] pp413-430

2014       David Matheson               Accidentally learning the violin, or what use is my autobiography in researching lifelong learning? in An Introduction to the Study of Education 4th edition – online supplementary material: http://documents.routledge-interactive.s3.amazonaws.com/9780415623100/3.pdf

2014       Catherine Matheson and David Matheson           Learning from mistakes: the Barrowfield Project in Glasgow, in An Introduction to the Study of Education 4th edition – online supplementary material: http://documents.routledge-interactive.s3.amazonaws.com/9780415623100/4.pdf – refereed conference contribution from Learning from Mistakes conference 2008

2014       David Matheson, Catherine Matheson, Darragh Storan, and Martina Kelly            Les nouveaux diplômés en médecine, dans quelle mesure se considèrent-ils suffisamment préparés pour la pratique clinique ? Une étude comparée Angleterre-Irlande, In Maubant, P, Groux, D and Roger, L (eds) Cultures de l’évaluation et dérives évaluatives. Paris : L’Harmattan. [refereed]

2008       David Matheson (ed.)    An Introduction to the Study of Education 3rd edition. London: Routledge

pp380+xii

2008       David Matheson               What is education? In An Introduction to the Study of Education [3rd edition] pp1-16

2008       Catherine Matheson and David Matheson           Lifelong Learning in An Introduction to the Study of Education [3rd edition] pp302-318

2008       David Matheson               Afterword: Now that I have read about Education, how do I write about it? In An Introduction to the Study of Education [3rd edition] pp334-352

2008       Catherine Matheson and David Matheson           Access and Accessibility in E-Learning, in R Donnelly and F McSweeney (eds) Applied eLearning and eTeaching in Higher Education. Hershey, PA: IGI Global pp130-151 [refereed]

2006       David Matheson               Talking Poverty: Urban Scots and Deprivation: a study of a disparaged language, in C Camp-Yeakey (ed.) Suffer the little children. Oxford: Elsevier. ISBN: 0-7623-0831-1

2004       Catherine Matheson and David Matheson           Research in Professional Practice, in A Coles (ed.) Teaching in Post-Compulsory Education: Policy, Practice and Values. London: David Fulton. ISBN 1 84312 233 2 pp172-189

2004       David Matheson (ed.)    An Introduction to the Study of Education 2nd edition. London: David Fulton. ISBN 1 84312 134 4

pp300 + x

2004       David Matheson               What is education? in An Introduction to the Study of Education [2nd edition] pp1-16

2002       David Matheson               The National Education System of Scotland, in R Griffin and C Brock (eds) Education in the British Isles Saxmundham: John Catt Educational

2000       Catherine Matheson and David Matheson (co-eds)         Educational Issues in the Learning Age. London: Continuum ISBN 0-8264-4803-8 pp243 + xii

2000       Catherine Matheson and David Matheson           Educational spaces and discourses, in Educational Issues in the Learning Age pp1-12

2000       Catherine Matheson and David Matheson           Education and cultural identity, in Educational Issues in the Learning Age pp13-31

2000       David Matheson               Education and Lifelong Learning “systems” in Educational Issues in the Learning Age pp196-215

1999       David Matheson               (Re-)creating Cultures through the Curriculum: Scottish culture and the Scottish school – attitudes in formal education, in D Lawton, J Cairns and R Gardner (eds.): Values and the Curriculum: The School Context (Occasional Paper no. 1 1999) ISBN 0 85473 609 3 pp117-131 [refereed]

1999       David Matheson               Lifelong Learning and Economics in Switzerland, in N Alexiadou & C Brock (eds) Education as a Commodity Saxmundham: John Catt Educational ISBN 0901577316 pp135-148

1999       David Matheson and Ian Grosvenor (co-ed)        An Introduction to the Study of Education London: David Fulton ISBN 1-8534-6612-3 pp184 + viii

1999       David Matheson and Ian Grosvenor        Preface, in An Introduction to the Study of Education London: David Fulton

1999       David Matheson and Peter Wells              What is Education? in An Introduction to the Study of Education London: David Fulton. pp1-14

1999       David Matheson               The University, in An Introduction to the Study of Education London: David Fulton. pp157-169

1999       David Matheson               Lifelong Learning, in An Introduction to the Study of Education London: David Fulton. pp170-181

1998       Catherine Matheson and David Matheson           Problématique régionale et questions linguistiques en Ecosse, in S Perez (ed.) La Mosaïque linguistique : Regards éducatifs sur les pays industrialisés Paris: L’Harmattan ISBN 2738471722 pp41-80 [refereed]

1988       David Matheson               Attitudes to immigrants in adolescent boys in a small Glasgow Catholic secondary school, in T Corner (ed.) Scientific Racism: what price objectivity?, University of Glasgow Occasional Paper. [refereed]

Practitioner Publications and Reports

2014       David Matheson               On the Supervisors’ Handbooks and on issues arising from discussions of these. Report for the Associate Dean Medical Education, Nottingham Medical School, pp22

2010       Catherine Matheson and David Matheson           Preparedness for practice of Foundation Trainees and impact of workplace based assessments in the East Midlands Healthcare Workforce Deanery, Report on major research project, prepared for East Midlands Healthcare Workforce Deanery, pp193

2010       Catherine Matheson and David Matheson           The Foundation Programme and Transition to Specialty training: national survey of Foundation Year 2 trainees. Final research report for the United Kingdom Foundation Programme Office [UKFPO] pp90

2008       Catherine Matheson and David Matheson           External Evaluation of Special Study Module in Health and Development, part of MBChB, University of Leicester, Report to inform Board of Trustees of SkillShare International and DfID, pp90

2008       Catherine Matheson and David Matheson           Learning from mistakes in community education: the Barrowfield Project in Glasgow, Scotland. Research Report for the Ann E Casey Foundation, Baltimore, MD pp50 [refereed]

2000       Bill Rattaree, David Matheson, Catherine Matheson, Brian Caldwell, Gerard Calnin, Anthony Twigger, Marilyn Davies and Keith Drake Lifelong Learning in the Twenty-first Century: The changing roles of educational personnel. Geneva: International Labour Office. ISBN 92-2-111995-5 pp118 + viii Report for major intergovernmental, interagency meeting [refereed]

1992       David Matheson               Profil et analyse de l’Open University britannique, Berne: Swiss Science Council, FU1/1992. 64pp [refereed] Report to inform developing national and cantonal policy

Recent Conference Presentations

2017       David Matheson and Benjamin Matheson            Accidental Learning, Carnegie School of Education Annual Research Conference, Leeds, 13 September

2017       Anne Temple Clothier and David Matheson         Food for thought: moving from andragogy to heutagogy, using co-creation as a tool for educational social awareness development, Carnegie School of Education Annual Research Conference, Leeds, 13 September

2016       David Matheson and Catherine Matheson           Medical and healthcare practitioners’ use of Wikipedia in clinical decision-making. Biannual Conference of the Comparative Education Society in Europe, Glasgow, 30 May – 3 June

2016       David Matheson and Catherine Matheson           Medical and healthcare practitioners’ use of Wikipedia in clinical decision-making. The Birmingham Conference 2016, Birmingham, May

2013       David Matheson and Catherine Matheson           The Egan Skilled Helper Model as a means for developing insight in residents in difficulty, using mentors who are not in the resident’s specialism or who are non-clinical. International Conference on Residency Education, Calgary, September

2013       David Matheson, Catherine Matheson and Gordon French          Retention of competencies after taking part in an accredited mentoring training scheme, International Conference on Residency Education, Calgary, September

2012       David Matheson and Catherine Matheson           Retention of teaching skills following a two-day TIPS course, International Conference on Residency Education, Ottawa, October

2012       David Matheson and Catherine Matheson           Transfer to the workplace of competencies learnt in a programme for educational supervisor training offered by the East Midlands Healthcare Workforce Deanery, England, International Conference on Residency Education, Ottawa, October

2012       David Matheson and Catherine Matheson           Greatest challenges faced by educational supervisors in postgraduate medical education: a study in the East Midlands Healthcare Workforce Deanery, England, International Conference on Residency Education, Ottawa, October

2012       David Matheson, Catherine Matheson, Darragh Storan, and Martina Kelly            Les nouveaux diplômés en médecine, dans quelle mesure se considèrent-ils suffisamment préparés pour la pratique clinique ? Une étude comparée Angleterre-Irlande Association française de l’éducation comparée, Sherbrooke, October

2012       David Matheson and Catherine Matheson           Mentoring and Coaching Workshop, Association for Medical Education in Europe, Lyon, August

2012       David Matheson, Catherine Matheson, Darragh Storan and Martina Kelly             Comparison of Readiness for Practice between Irish and UK graduates, Association for the Study of Medical Education, Brighton, July

2012       David Matheson and Catherine Matheson           Mentoring and Coaching Workshop, Innovations in Medical Education international conference, Pasadena, CA, February

2011       David Matheson and Catherine Matheson           How educational supervision is conceptualised, International Conference on Residency Education, Quebec, September

2011       David Matheson and Catherine Matheson           The lasting effects of a short course to bridge the gap between medical school and medical practice: the views of doctors in their first year of medical practice of a course they undertook as final year medical students, Association for Medical Education in Europe, Vienna, August

2011       David Matheson, Catherine Matheson, Nicholas Campain and Thomas Price

                Doctors’ use of Wikipedia in clinical decision-making, Association for Medical Education in Europe, Vienna, August

2011       David Matheson and Catherine Matheson           Doctors’ use of Wikipedia in clinical decision-making, Innovations in Medical Education international conference, Pasadena, CA, March

2011       Richard Knox and David Matheson           How medical students learn to make ethical decisions, Innovations in Medical Education international conference, Pasadena, CA, March

2010       David Matheson, Nainglatt Tint, Philip Alexander              Teaching cataract surgery: results of national survey, European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons. Paris, September

2010       David Matheson and Catherine Matheson           Do Graduate Students perceive their preparedness to enter medical practice differently from Undergraduate Students? International Conference on Residency Education. Ottawa, September

2010       David Matheson, Catherine Matheson, Stuart Younie, Richard Price        The FOOT scheme: evaluating an exercise in near-peer teaching, Innovations in Medical Education international conference, Pasadena, CA, March

2010       David Matheson and Catherine Matheson           Do graduate students feel better or less well prepared for medical practice than undergraduate students? Innovations in Medical Education international conference, Pasadena, CA, March

2009       David Matheson, Nainglatt Tint, Philip Alexander              Teaching cataract surgery: results of national survey, [invited lecture], Midland Ophthalmological Society Birmingham, June

2009       David Matheson and Catherine Matheson           Preparedness for practice and the educational impact of the UK Foundation Programme WPBAs, Generalists in Medical Education Conference, Boston, MA, November

2009       David Matheson and Catherine Matheson           Creating and supporting a generic curriculum for Specialty Registrars [Residents] in the UK, International Conference on Residency Education, Victoria, BC, Sept

2009       David Matheson and Catherine Matheson           The educational implications of lack of perceived usefulness, reliability and validity of the UK Foundation Programme workplace-based assessments, International Conference on Residency Education, Victoria, BC, Sept

2009       David Matheson and Catherine Matheson           Are UK medical graduates really prepared for practice? Annual Conference of the Association for Medical Education in Europe, Malaga, 30 Aug-2 Sept

2009       David Matheson and Catherine Matheson           The educational implications of lack of perceived usefulness, reliability and validity of the Foundation Programme workplace-based assessments, Annual Scientific Meeting of the Association for the Study of Medical Education, Edinburgh, July

2009       David Matheson and Catherine Matheson           What Foundation Trainees, SHOs/STs/SpRs and Consultants say about the Foundation Programme assessments, The Birmingham Conference 2008, May

2008       David Matheson and Catherine Matheson           Learning from Mistakes: The Barrowfield Project in Glasgow, Scotland, presented to Learning from Mistakes, an invitation seminar organised and funded by the Ann E Casey Foundation, Baltimore (MD), Nov

2008       David Matheson and Catherine Matheson           What is important for a new doctor? Comparing final year medical students’ views with those of doctors at the end of F1, SpRs and consultants. Annual Conference of the Association for Medical Education In Europe, Prague, 31 Aug – 3 Sept

2008       David Matheson and Catherine Matheson           How prepared for practice are newly qualified medical graduates. The Birmingham Conference 2008, May

2008       Reg Dennick and David Matheson            Objective and self-evaluated changes to teachers' behaviour after medical teacher training courses, Ozzawa Conference, Brisbane, Australia, March

2007       David Matheson and Catherine Matheson           Are newly qualified medical graduates prepared for practise? A study in the Trent Deanery area of England. Annual Conference of the Association for Medical Education In Europe, Trondheim Aug

2006       David Matheson, Bryn Baxendale, Andy Buttery               Attitudes to educational feedback and confidence improve with simulator training, Annual Conference of the National Association for Medical Simulation, University of Hertfordshire,

Sept

2006       David Matheson, Bryn Baxendale, Andy Buttery               Feedback in simulation and in reality. Annual Conference of the Association for Medical Education in Europe. Genoa, Sept

2006       David Matheson and Reg Dennick            What makes a good presentation? Annual Conference of the Association for Medical Education in Europe. Genoa, Sept

2006       David Matheson, Bryn Baxendale, Andy Buttery               Before and after a day in the simulation centre: final year students’ impressions of their knowledge, skills and attitudes in acute clinical medicine Annual Scientific Meeting of the Association for the Study of Medical Education. Aberdeen, Sept

2004       David Matheson and Catherine Matheson           The Home Teaching Service for the Blind in Northampton 1922-1948. European Conference on Educational Research, Crete, Sept

2004       David Matheson, Jenny Eland, Amanda McCully, Carole Share    ‘I have been a daughter, a wife and a mother. Now I want to be me’: FE in HE and HE in FE – evolving attitudes in students in Early Childhood studies. European Conference on Educational Research, Crete, Sept

Previous professional experience

Leeds Beckett University

Senior lecturer in education

  • Course leader: MA Education; MA Leadership and Management in Education. Leader of many MA modules, all created for face-to-face and distance students
  • Doctoral supervision – EdD and PhD
  • Guest contributions to PGCE courses and Masters module for Newly Qualified Teachers.
  • Support to emergent researchers
  • Support to colleagues preparing courses for validation
  • Membership of course approval and validation panels
  • Chairing of academic integrity panels
  • Chairing doctoral viva voce examinations
  • Examining on the doctoral programmes
  • Course Development Team lead for revision and rationalisation of MA Education courses
  • Revised and redesigned content of MA leadership and management in education to be practice-driven. Created face-to-face, online and blended versions of all modules.
  • Revised and redesigned BA education studies module Introduction to policy in education, including creating online support materials
  • Created 5/10 sessions of MA Advanced Diabetes Educator module in Active Pedagogy

University of Nottingham

Lecturer in Medical Education

  • Course leader for TIPS [Teaching Improvement Programme] and for TACS [Teaching and Assessing Clinical Skills], both for clinical teachers
  • Module leader on various Masters modules in medical education
  • Programme lead for PEST (Programme for Educational Supervisor Training)
  • Created [with Catherine Matheson] the Programme for Educational Supervisor Training on behalf of East Midlands Healthcare Workforce Deanery
  • Created [with Gordon French and Val Evans] Masters module Mentoring in Healthcare Organisations on behalf of East Midlands Healthcare Workforce Deanery
  • Revised [with Catherine Matheson] the Teaching Improvement Programme [TIPS] for clinical teachers
  • Created [with Reg Dennick] the Teaching and Accessing Clinical Skills [TACS] course; revised [with Catherine Matheson]
  • Revised and coordinated the Masters of Medical Education modules in Assessment in Clinical Education, Informatics in Clinical Education and Continuing Personal and Professional Development;
  • Developed an introduction to Supervision, assessment, learning and teaching [SALT] for clinical supervisors.
  • Developed Hilda and Norman scenarios, with storyline and cartoons, for inter-professional learning in health and social care

Weston Favell School

Deputy head of science

University of Central England

MA Education course director

University College Northampton

Senior Lecturer in education

  • Course Leader undergraduate Education Studies; Course Leader MA Education Studies; Field Chair Education.

Open University

EdD supervisor

University of Glasgow

MEd comparative education convenor

  • part-time lecturer, responsibilities: Class convenor: MEd Comparative Education module, organising, delivering and examining course, offering distance tutorials (by phone and e-mail)

Castlemilk High School, Glasgow

Senior Teacher

  • responsible for National Certificate (SCOTVEC) administration and development + teaching Physics and science & mentoring student teachers of Science
  • Community Education Service, Strathclyde: p/t adult tutor
  • French language and culture in an area of multiple deprivation

St Mungo’s Academy, Glasgow

Teacher of Physics and Science

Collège Brillantmont, Lausanne

Head of maths and physics

Kings College, Madrid

Teacher of Physics

Deans High School, Livingstone

Teacher of maths

Further information

Reviewer for Medical Education, Clinical Teacher, Medical Teacher, Advances in Medical Education and Practice, Austin Emergency Medicine, BMC Medical Education

Reviewer of bids for National Institute for Health Research

Editor of articles on Wikipedia

Volunteer speaker for Prostate Cancer UK; Patient educator for Prostate Cancer UK; Member of the Trial Management Group for STAMPEDE [Systematic Therapy in Advancing or Metastatic Prostate Cancer: Evaluation of Drug Efficacy – Medical Research Council / National Cancer Research Institute / National Cancer Research Network]: a multistage, multinational, multi-arm trial

Educational consultant to IMPACT (Ill Medical Patient Acute Care and Treatment)