Our teams

KIITE is a cross-cutting Institute. We work across all learning communities and learning spaces at Keele University, shaping educational delivery and evaluation; with academics, with students and with external partners.

Leadership Team

Rafe Hallett

Dr Rafe Hallett

Director, KIITE / Dean of Education

Areas of expertise: Digital Literacy, Interdisciplinary Curriculum Design, Civic Engagement

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Terry Dray

Terry Dray

Director for Employability and Employer Engagement / Deputy Director, KIITE

Areas of expertise: Employability/career development, student and graduate enterprise, employer/stakeholder engagement

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Dr Filippo Nereo

Dr Filippo Nereo

Associate Director Curriculum Design and Development

Areas of expertise: Internationalisation, languages, research-based teaching

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Emma Pearce

Emma Pearce

Head of Global Opportunities

Areas of expertise: Student Mobility Programme Development, International Partnerships, Erasmus+

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Catherine Chambers

Catherine Chambers

Head of Digital Education

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Curriculum Design and Development

Our teams of developers and learning technologists work together to shape educational delivery, design curricula and deliver enhanced education outcomes for both staff and students. Curriculum Design and Development is led by Dr Filippo Nereo.

Rob Stannard

Rob Stannard

Director, MA in Higher Education Practice and HUMSS Faculty Lead for Interdisciplinary Education

Areas of expertise: Creative Practice, Interdisciplinary Education, Coaching, Mentoring and Leadership

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Georgina Spencer

Georgina Spencer

Academic Developer

Areas of expertise: Assessment and feedback, innovative teaching practice, personal tutoring

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Angela Rhead

Angela Rhead

Teaching Fellow and Learning Developer

Areas of expertise: Holistic curriculum development, academic reading practices, action research

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Dr Chris Little

Dr Chris Little

Teaching Fellow and Learning Developer

Areas of expertise: Undergraduate research, educational scholarship, academic writing practices

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Learning Technology - Digital Education

Our Learning Technology - Digital Education team, led by Catherine Chambers, is a collaborative hub of Educational Technologists working to enhance and transform learning, teaching, and research.

David Bloor

David Bloor

Flexible Curriculum Designer

Areas of expertise: Curriculum and Assessment Design, Social Learning, Flexible Learning, Learner Engagement, Experiential Learning, Learning Technology, Interactive Multimedia

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Timothy Smale

Timothy Smale

Learning Technologist

Areas of expertise: Digital learning design and delivery, workflow analysis, digital footprint

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Matt Street

Matt Street

Senior Leader, Digital Education Projects

Areas of expertise: Educational technology, learning design, flexible learning

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Elizabeth Williams

Elizabeth Williams

Content Developer

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Cat Hallam

Cat Hallam

Learning Technologist

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Daryl Kerr

Daryl Kerr

Learning Technology Officer

Areas of expertise: Digital literacy, online platform design, resource design, augmented reality, programming and development, virtual learning environments.

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Pete Lonsdale

Pete Lonsdale

Learning Technology Manager

Areas of expertise: Online learning, electronic assessments, portfolios, learning beyond and outside the classroom

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Adrian Molyneux

Adrian Molyneux

Lecturer in Learning Technology and Lead for Software Development

Areas of expertise: Learning analytics, assessment and feedback, innovative teaching practice

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Employability, Enterprise and Employer Engagement

Led by Terry Dray, our Employability, Enterprise and Employer Engagement Teams focus on developing and promoting Keele Talent. Not only supporting the development of students into highly employable graduates and entrepreneurs, but also connecting businesses and alumni with students and curriculum development opportunities at every level, engaging with opportunity providers and stakeholders every step of the way.

Careers & Employability

Lisa McWilliams

Lisa McWilliams

Head of Careers and Employability

Areas of expertise: Graduate Employability, Quality in Higher Education Careers Services

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Bernadette Grannon

Bernadette Grannon

Careers Consultant

Areas of expertise: Careers Guidance and Coaching, Employability Enhancement.

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Sarah Longwell

Sarah Longwell

Careers Consultant

Areas of expertise: Careers Guidance and Coaching, Career Development in the Curriculum, Employability Enhancement.

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Ben Simkins

Ben Simkins

Careers Consultant

Areas of expertise: Careers guidance and coaching, graduate attributes and skills articulation, careers and employability education.

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Andrew Whitmore

Andrew Whitmore

Careers Consultant

Areas of expertise: Careers guidance, graduate recruitment, careers education

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Jayne Owen

Jayne Owen

Administrator

Rob Meredith

Rob Meredith

Events and Digital Coordinator

Areas of expertise: Careers and employability events and activities, employability engagement, event and opportunity comms

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Will Pritchard

Will Pritchard

Entrepreneur in Residence

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Engaged & Experiential Learning

Lou Taylor-Murison

Lou Taylor-Murison

Development Manager

Areas of expertise: Degree and Higher Apprenticeships, placements and work-based learning, reflective practice, e-learning.

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Huw Morgan

Huw Morgan

Business Engagement Manager

Areas of expertise: Business engagement, apprenticeships, Keele Connector 

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Gill Dale

Gill Dale

Apprenticeships Operations Officer

Areas of expertise: Apprenticeships (ESFA funding, guidance and delivery) data analysis and data reporting

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Helen Ogden

Helen Ogden

Apprenticeships Data Officer

Areas of expertise: Data reporting and scoping, apprenticeships monitoring and funding, individual learner records and ESFA requirements, data and informatics.

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Taylor Downing

Taylor Downing

Apprenticeships Team Administrator Apprentice

Areas of expertise: Business administration and apprenticeships

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OfS Student Knowledge Exchange Project

Nick Muir

Nick Muir

Project Co-ordinator

Areas of Expertise: Civic and employer engagement, student employability and student enterprise.

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Sofia Valpereiro

Sofia Valpereiro

Project Administrator

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Alice Whitehouse

Alice Whitehouse

Experiential Learning Advisor

Areas of Expertise: Experiential Learning, Internships, Employability, Project based learning.

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Philippa Richardson

Philippa Richardson

Employment Engagment Advisor

Areas of Activity: Innovative Programming for Internships, Community and Public Engagement

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Leila Green

Leila Green

Enterprise Advisor

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Global Opportunities Team

The Global Opportunities Team, led by Emma Pearce, provides opportunities for students to spend time abroad through a semester or year of study, a Faculty-led short programme, or summer school, and is responsible for the management and development of staff mobility, through Erasmus+ Staff Mobility. The Team also welcomes inbound students to Keele from all over the world.

Rachel Skittery

Rachel Skittery

Global Education Assistant

Areas of expertise: Student Exchange, Erasmus+, International Summer Schools

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Jake Leech

Jake Leech

Global Education and Erasmus Officer

Areas of expertise: Student exchange, Erasmus+, Short programmes 

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Natasha Corke

Natasha Corke

International Mobility Programmes Officer

Areas of expertise: Short Programmes and events, Erasmus ICM, Staff Mobility 

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Vanessa Hall

Vanessa Hall

Erasmus Administrator

Abby Swift

Abby Swift

Global Opportunities Officer

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Communications & Operations

Sam Lesniak

Sam Lesniak

Communications Manager

Areas of Expertise: Strategic Communications, Integrated Campaigns, Creative and Digital Media

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Charlotte Hulme

Charlotte Hulme

KIITE Operations Manager

Areas of Expertise: Administration, Finance

 

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Samantha Mottram

Samantha Mottram

Accredited Programme Administrator

Areas of ExpertiseMA HEP, HEA CPD Route, KIITE Administration

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