I am the Year Manager for the Year 1 Aviation and Airport Management tutor group. I am also the Module Leader for Employability and Professional Development for Tourism/Aviation.
I am also a Lecturer in the field of Business Management with a particular specialism in the area of Human Resource Management (HRM). Since 1994, I have been working in further and higher education and during this time I have designed a range of Business and Human Resource modules for level 3 as well as taught undergraduate students at levels four, five and six. In addition, I have also been responsible for designing and delivering on the professional courses for the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) at the Foundation Level 3/ Certificate in Human Resource Practice and Advanced Level 7/Postgraduate Diploma in HRM. I am also an Internal Quality Assurer.
Airline Crew Resource Management (Level 4); Aviation Professional Practice(Level 4);Aviation Passenger Operations (Level 4); Developing People in Tourism (Level 4); Leading People in Tourism (Level 5); Employability in Practice (Level 5); Personal Leadership Development (Level 7);
Employability and Professional Development (Aviation/Tourism) (Level 4); Flight Route Operations (Level 4)
Research interests and scholarly activity
As part of my EdDoc research, I am currently undertaking research to explore the opportunities and constraints on the career progression of BAME women across the life course as a case study of the experiences and identities of those working in the HR Profession post Human Resource Management (HRM) Level 7 course.
I am particularly interested in issues of career development, diversity, equal opportunities and gender.
As part of the UCB Teach Too initiative, I have gained a Certificate of Completion for completing the
Cabin Crew Wings - Get a Cabin Crew Job- 2 day course. On the course, I have:
*Practised Safety & Emergency Procedures used by air cabin crew in an emergency including: emergency PA's, passenger BSEAL preparation and evacuation commands.
*Learnt about in-flight medical assistance including the Primary and Secondary Survey.
*Observed effective management of on-board emergency and medical situations.
*Carried out on-board emergency equipment familiarisation including location, quantity and serviceability.
*Investigated cabin crew employment opportunities.
*Developed interview and application skills to enhance employability.