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CETI Team 2019-09-03T13:00:23+00:00

The Centre is led by Tony Burke and he is joined by Dr Jennifer Fraser, University Director of Student Partnership; Christina Delistathi, Director of Westminster Foundation Pathways;  Dr Liz Sage, Director of Academic Professional Development; Terry Lamb, Professor of Languages and Interdisciplinary Pedagogy;  Saire Jones, Education Development Partner; Elaine Fisher, Education Development Adviser;  Martin Percy, Lecturer; Richard Paterson, Senior Lecturer;  Dr Paul Breen, Senior Lecturer, Dr Julio Gimenez, Principal Lecturer; and Alex Rouault, CETI Course Administrator.

Tony Burke
Tony BurkeHead of the Centre for Education and Teaching Innovation
Jennifer Fraser
Jennifer FraserDirector of Student Partnership
Jennifer is Director of Student Partnership in the Centre for Teaching Innovation, working with students and staff to develop opportunities for learning and working together. She is a 2016 National Teaching Fellow, a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy & a founding member of the Critical Pedagogies Group
Christina Delistathi
Christina Delistathi Director of Westminster Foundation Pathways
In my capacity as Director of Foundation Pathways, I lead and coordinate the Foundation programmes across the University of Westminster. I work with students and staff to promote an inclusive and inspirational learning environment, which fosters a critical understanding of knowledge.
Liz Sage
Liz SageDirector of Academic Professional Development
My role is to support people teaching at Westminster – in whatever capacity – in becoming the kinds of teachers they want to be. I’m Head of PRESTige and teach on our various routes for academic professional development, but primiarily, my role is about enabling people teaching in HE to share and encounter inspirational, innovative and exciting pedagogies, both from our immediate colleagues and from across the sector.
Saire Jones
Saire JonesEducation Development Partner
Saire has worked in UK further and higher education for over 30 years, she is a qualified teacher and experienced staff developer with practical & consultation experience of team, middle and senior leadership and management roles. She is a Fellow of the HEA & has membership of the CIPD.
Elaine Fisher
Elaine FisherEducation Development Adviser
As an Education Development Adviser Elaine supports the university’s commitment to quality by sharing extensive expertise in educational pedagogy, research and curriculum enhancement to support staff in their professional development. She is course leader of the PRESTige e-portfolio route to Fellowship, is a Senior Fellow of the HEA, as well as a Chartered Manager.
Terry Lamb
Terry LambProfessor of Languages and Interdisciplinary Pedagogy.
In his role in the CETI, Terry provides opportunities for colleagues across the university to collaborate and together nurture innovative and transformative learning and teaching. He brings to this role a deep commitment to learning and teaching, which dates back to the beginning of his career as a secondary school languages teacher in London. His teaching and research embodies a series of key values and principles: inclusion and social justice, voice and influence, internationalism, collaboration and innovation, which he has explored in many different ways over the years.
Julio Gimenez
Julio Gimenez Principal lecturer
I teach and research on the role of languages and literacies in academic and professional contexts. I have conducted research and published in this area in several national and international journals and edited collections. I have a particular interest in languages and multilingual repertoires as mediating resources for social participation.
Paul Breen
Paul Breen Senior Lecturer
Dr Paul Breen is a Senior Lecturer working in the areas of teacher education, academic practice and English for Academic Purposes. Aside from these specialist areas, Paul is also involved in curriculum design and the teaching of various courses relating to pedagogy, technology and materials design. He is also a member of various groups within the university such as a Pedagogic Learning Community and several that explore the international student experience. His research interests are closely tied into his areas of work and he is widely published in both the academic and media domains. He is the author of several books including Developing Educators for the Digital Age published by University of Westminster Press.
Martin Percy Lecturer in Academic English
Martin has been working at the University for 19 years and currently lectures on Academic Languages for Disciplinary Research modules, the Critical Thinking for Academic and Professional Purposes modules. He is also MA TESOL supervisor, Co-ordinator of the ICC language programme and Pre-sessional courses. He assists on the University’s HEA Fellowship Scheme. His current research is exploring whether critical pedagogy is being used to facilitate the acquisition of critical writing practices.
Richard Paterson
Richard Paterson Lecturer
Richard has over 25 years of experience in education, including teaching in Egypt, Italy and Argentina. His main research interest is in the area of pedagogy and employability in transnational education, where he has published in international journals. Richard is also a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.