Richard Blackwell Associates


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Awards & Development

Professor “Higher Education Policy and Practice”, emeritus from Sept 2015


Fellowships Royal Society for the Arts (2015), Higher Education Academy (2007), Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (1994)


PhD “Staff Development and Quality Enhancement in Higher Education”, Middlesex University (2006) by published works, based on 19 publications over 10 years


Certificate of Completion “Teaching Adults”, University of Oxford (1980)


MA Industrial Relations, University of Warwick (1979)


BA (Hons) Politics (Upper Second Class), University of Exeter (1978)


Continuous Professional Development

Substantial leadership & management training, coaching and mentoring and over 20 years committment to action learning. Completed ‘Top Management Programme’ of Leadership Foundation in HE in 2011 and HEFCE training for Teaching Excellence Assessment phase two in 2016.

Society for Research into Higher Education

Trustee 2002-10, editorial board of Higher Education Quarterly cince 2008.