Keynote Address

Title: Flexible and inclusive learner centred teaching: Be strategic, be human!

 Dr. Lucy Spowart is an Associate Professor in Clinical Education, Programme Lead, and member of the Senior Management Team at The University of Plymouth's Medical School. Lucy has been supporting the development of educators for 25 years and is committed to raising professional standards and promoting the interests of marginalized groups. She is also Chair of the university’s Women’s Network.  Lucy was awarded Principal Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy in 2018 and a National Teaching Fellowship in 2020. She draws on coaching and mentoring techniques to deliver a step-change for participants and promote greater self-belief.

Lucy is a member of Advance HE’s Expert Advisory Group for Fellowships and accreditation having championed an integrated approach to professional recognition for over 10 years. She is especially concerned that the teaching recognition process has a direct bearing on learning and teaching, inspiring her research that focuses on the impact on the sector. 

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