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Dr Andrew Holmes


Andrew Holmes


Biography Andrew is a keen, friendly and enthusiastic facilitator with an extensive experience of the design, development and delivery of higher education courses, including work-based learning and Adult education.

He is an experienced educator and facilitator of learning, passionate about encouraging every learner's development of applied skills, theioretical and tacit knowledge for the workplace and life.

Andrew has worked in higher education for over 20 years, including working with a wide range of external partner organisations, both public, private and not-for-profit sectors to accredit or directly deliver work-based learning, training and higher education programmes of learning.
Research Interests My main research interest is assessment, and how assessment and assesment feedback, can impact on students' approaches to learning, particularly surface and deep approaches to learning and students' utilization of feedback. I am interested in learner autonony and learner independence and how we can develop learner independence and facilitate learner autonomy.
Teaching and Learning FY Environments for Learning
For 2019/20:
UG Research methods.
UG Action research project.
UG Dissertation.
UG Skills for Academic Success.
M Contemporaryy and Critical Perspectives
M pathway tutor - leadership and management
UG and M dissertation supervision.

Have previously taught courses including enterprise and emtrepreneurship, leadership and management, customer service, quality systemes managemnet, problem solving, and product/system focused problem solving, project management, key skills develpment.