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CTI Team 2019-05-31T13:11:28+00:00

The Centre is led by Professor Terry Lamb, Professor of Languages and Interdisciplinary Pedagogy and he is joined by Dr Jennifer Fraser, University Director of Student Partnership; Tony Burke, University Director of Learning Communities & Employability; Saire Jones, Learning & Development Adviser; Elaine Fisher, Learning & Development Adviser; Christina Delistathi, Director of Westminster Foundation Pathways; Martin Percy, Lecturer; Richard Paterson, Lecturer;  Dr Paul Breen, Senior Lecturer, Dr Julio Gimenez, Principal Lecturer; Liz Sage, Director for Professional Development and Naomi Ryan, Learning & Development Programme Coordinator.

Terry Lamb
Terry LambProfessor
As Head of the Westminster Centre for Teaching Innovation I work with the CTI team to create an environment, in which colleagues across the university can collaborate and together nurture innovative and inspirational learning and teaching that has a distinctive Westminster identity. It is also an environment where we champion and value the work our teachers do with students.
Tony Burke
Tony BurkeDirector of Learning Communities and Employability
As Director of Learning Communities and Employability I am responsible for co-coordinating our learning communities and working with academic and professional colleagues across the university to promote employability in the curriculum.
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 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.
Saire Jones
Saire JonesLearning and Development Adviser
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 FisherLearning and Development Adviser
As a Learning and 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.
Martin Percy Lecturer in Academic English
I am a Lecturer at CTI and have been working at the University of Westminster for 19 years. I am currently lecturing on Academic Languages for Disciplinary Research modules, the Critical Thinking for Academic and Professional Purposes modules. In addition, I am an MA TESOL supervisor and the Co-ordinator of the ICC language programme and teach of the Pre-sessional courses. I also assist on the Prestige HEA Fellowship and Senior Fellowship. My 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.
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.
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.