Location: 2nd Floor Library Staff Office
Telephone: +44 (0) 20 7882 6370
Ana holds a PhD in Education from the University of Aveiro (Portugal) on the topic: Reading, Comprehension and Writing in Higher Education and Academic Success (2003).
She has teaching experience in secondary school education (EFL) and more than 12 years of experience teaching in Higher Education (Research Methodologies and Education).
She has been involved in many research and intervention projects related to interconnected areas: study skills, Higher Education pedagogy, linking teaching and research, educational research quality, and academic retention and success. She has also designed and delivered many support workshops for students and published study guides about learning in higher education (academic writing and study skills).
Ana has a wide leadership and management experience. She has been the programme leader of a MA in Education and the director of two research research centres. She was also a Research Fellow for four years (University of Greenwich) supporting a series of CPD modules involving primary/ secondary school teachers undertaking practitioner research. This experience has led to the development of a research project (TasR: Teachers as Researchers) and to several presentations and publications.
Ana joined the Learning Development team in April 2018 as a Learning Development Advisor.