I currently work at Aberystwyth University as Art Co-ordinator in Life-long Learning. My role as an educator and the need to keep learning is very important to me. I personally think that teachers need to walk in learners' shoes in order to really get to the core of learning. I have been described as having teaching "impregnated into my bones" - I think my family feels like that too at times. Recent accolades from my teaching expertise have been presented through the following awards:


Lifelong Learning Tutor of the Year 2018


Aberystwyth Student Union Celebrates-Student-Led Teaching Award 2017


Exemplary Virtual Learning Award, Aberystwyth University 2016 and 2019


National UALL Award for Innovative Curriculum Design 2014


Elected Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy 2014


Exemplary Teaching Award, Aberystwyth University 2007


Exemplary Course Award, Aberystwyth University 2019




In addition to my University role I also teach occasional courses on painting and mosaic and I lead a number of walking art-discovery tours around my home town of Aberystwyth.


The next tours are on 29th August and 12th September. For further details please contact: [email protected] or sign up for my newsletter The Monthly Nibbler:  













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