About this video
Pauline Kneale PhD, NTF, PFHEA, FRGS
Pro-Vice-Chancellor, Teaching and Learning,
Professor of Pedagogy and Enterprise,
University of Plymouth
Pauline Kneale studied at University College London and University of Bristol, and has held academic posts at Bristol University, Trinity College Dublin, Kingston Polytechnic and the University of Leeds, before moving to Plymouth in 2009.
Her hydrology and teaching and learning expertise was recognised through her Chair appointment and a National Teaching Fellowship award in 2002. In 2010 she took up the PVC post, and shortly afterwards the Directorship of the Pedagogic Research Institute and Observatory at Plymouth University.
Recent research has focused on developing innovative teaching and pedagogical research particularly at master’s level. In 2010 she led two open educational resources projects funded by HE Academy / JISC: ‘The Open Fieldwork (OF) Project’; and ‘Open Educational Resources for Accredited Courses for Teachers in Higher Education Educational Development’. A 2009 the British Council Education Partnerships in Africa project, ‘Engendering Entrepreneurship in Ethiopia’ project followed on from the award for White Rose Centre for Excellence in Enterprise Teaching, developing innovation in teaching across three universities. Current work includes an edited volume on teaching at Masters level, projects on inclusive assessment and student engagement, and HEA funded projects ‘Evaluating teaching development in HE: towards impact assessment’, and ‘Learner Analytics’.