Alan joined the design department as a visiting tutor in in October 2003. From April 2002 Alan worked as an education consultant, specialising in ICT across the curriculum. Before this he was a Head of Faculty in a large South London Comprehensive. He has worked at several City Learning Centres in South London. As well as his part time lecturer role at Goldsmiths Alan works as an associate tutor at the IOE supporting D&T, Business Studies and ICT trainees. His interests include: the use of digital portfolios to support assessment, the promotion of creativity in the classroom and effective the development of mentoring skills and the role of school mentors in the trianing of outstanding teachers.
BA Design and Technology Education, PGCE Design and Technology