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Ms Claire Emery

Ms Claire Emery

School: Nursing

Job Title: Senior Lecturer in Academic Skills and Learning Support

Email: C.Emery@sgul.kingston.ac.uk

Phone: 07876 392674

Location: 2nd floor grovesnor wing

Biography

Claire joined the Faculty to focus exclusively on supporting students of healthcare sciences and medicine, and to develop resources for these students.

Her background is in French and Political Science. She started her teaching career in English as a Foreign Language, but moved into academic writing and study skills for further and higher education in 1994.

Claire joined Kingston University in 1996 to work with students of Art and Design, Social Science and Engineering, before joining the Faculty of Health, Social Care and Education in 2008 as a Learning Support Lecturer.

She also teaches yoga in therapeutic settings and works with Heritage to Health to provide yoga classes for practitioners of all abilities.

Academic and professional qualifications

  • MA, Education and Training in Human Services, Kingston University/St George's University of London
  • PgCert, Higher Education, Kingston University
  • Level 2, Promoting Awareness of Dyslexia,, Open College Network
  • Diploma in Teaching English as a Foreign Language to Adults,, , University of Cambridge Local Examinations Syndicate (UCLES)
  • CELTA Trainer Certificate,, , University of Cambridge Local Examinations Syndicate (UCLES)
  • Certificate in Teaching English as a Foreign Language, , International House London
  • BA, BA Joint Hons, Languages, Economics and Politics, Kingston University

Professional experience

  • 2008 - present
    Senior lecturer in Academic Skills and Learning Development, Kingston University/St George's University of London
  • 2006 - present
    Provision of in-house training, Sutherland Education,
  • 1997 - present
    Oral & Written Examiner, University of Cambridge Local Examination Syndicate,
  • 2010 - 2010
    Teacher Training August 2010, IARRS Cairo
  • 1996 - 2008
    lecturer in EAP and Study Skills, Kingston University
  • 1991 - 2007
    EAP lecturer and study skills tutor , South Thames College and Kingston Adult Education
  • 2003 - 2006
    Pre-sessional English Language Course Co-ordinator, Kingston University,
  • 1999 - 2004
    CELTA Teacher Trainer, South Thames College and King Charles Adult Education Centre,
  • 1989 - 1991
    Teacher, Dortmund Council / Milan Council / Austrian Ministry of Education,

Professional registration and membership

  • Fellow, HEA

Research interests

Widening Participation, improving the student experience, student autonomy