|Name:||Professor Mark Schofield|
|Department:||Centre for Learning and Teaching (CLT)|
|Current position:||Dean of Teaching and Learning Development|
|Location:||Ormskirk Main Campus, The Lodge|
Mark Schofield is Professor of Learning and Teaching at Edge Hill University where he is the pan-University Dean of Teaching and Learning Development, Director of the Centre for Learning and Teaching and Academic Director of the SOLSTICE Centre for Excellence in Teaching and Learning. He is U.K Director of the University’s Confucius Institute. He leads on strategy and policy development at Edge Hill University in teaching, learning, assessment and associated research and the professional development and qualification of university teachers. His interests include constructivism, complex problem-solving, curriculum design and active learning in terrestrial and cyberspace environments. He was recently selected as a U.K Government Teaching Excellence Framework Assessor and subsequently supported Edge Hill University to achieving the highest Gold award status.
BSc Hons University of Leeds
Postgraduate Certificate in Education (Distinction) Chester College, University of Liverpool
RSA Certificate, Counselling for the Development of Learning
Postgraduate Certificate in Mentoring, Lancaster University
MA Education Studies, University of Lancaster
Readership in Educational Development
Registered Ofsted (Office for Standards in Education) Team Inspector status
Endorsed BY Ofsted for the Inspection of Post-16 Education, Science, Biology
Listed Inspector, Government Office for Standards in Education, OfSTED
Personal Chair in Learning and Teaching (Edge Hill University)
Visiting Professorships at: the University of Northampton, Leeds Beckett University, Hunan First Normal University, Chongqing Normal University, Hunan Economics and Finance University (China)
Senior Fellow in Educational Development at the University of Windsor, Canada
Principal Fellow of the Higher Education Academy
He was awarded the U.K. Higher Education Academy’s National Teaching Fellowship in 2011 which included recognition of his national and international work on teaching, learning and assessment and Technology Enhanced Learning and SoTL (the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning).
Assessment Literacy and A4L.
Active learning in terrestrial and cyberspace environments. Community-facing curriculum models.