Tricia is a teacher and facilitator with over 30 years’ experience working in education and community settings.
Tricia Jenkins is an Associate Lecturer on MA Arts Administration and Cultural Policy. She is responsible primarily for managing work placements for students.
1981: BA (Hons) Bulmershe College of Higher Education, Reading (English, Film and Drama)
1983: PGCE with Distinction, London University Institute of Education (English and Media Studies)
Final write-up of PhD, Studentship at Middlesex University (submitting Spring 2018): Digital Storytelling and older people.
- Lecturer in Film and Media Studies for the British Film Institute Extra Mural Courses 1983 - 1987
- Senior Lecturer Media Studies - Richmond upon Thames College 1987 - 1993
- Programme Manager - Music, Media and Performing Arts (South Thames College)
Tricia is a qualified teacher and facilitator, having started her career as a lecturer in media studies and media production in further education and has over 30 years experience working in education and community settings, using the study and production of media as a tool for empowerment and inclusion.
She was Head of Training at the London Film and Video Development Agency between 1993 - 1998, and Head of Skills and Development (maternity cover) at Film London in 2005-7.
In 2008, she co-founded the research and digital storytelling company DigiTales, which is hosted by Goldsmiths, University of London. She has designed, fundraised for and delivered projects across Europe and further afield and she has used digital storytelling and participatory media on a range of issues and with many different marginalised groups, including homeless young people, older people, hard to reach young people and migrants.
She has worked as a freelance consultant in arts policy and management since 2004 and was Head of Learning and Development at Arts & Business, where she led on fundraising training in the arts, running master classes, workshops and an annual conference between 2011 and 2013.
She is an experienced researcher and evaluator and is Secretary of the International Visual Methods Conference.