As an Academic Development Lecturer, Daniel is responsible for the provision of individual sessions with students with the study skills aspects of their programmes and liaise with subject lecturers (mainly Early Years, Business, Psychology studies) to design and deliver bespoke study skills elements of professional development modules. As part of the Early Years programme, he leads the Theories and Strategies for Learning module and prepares and delivers all the relevant teaching materials. He also prepares generic study skills workshops on oral presentations, referencing, essay writing and various other study skills.
Daniel is also responsible, with his colleague Emma, for the setting up of an Academic English course to help students for whom English is not the first language. This course is delivered in May to prepare students for the following year.
Daniel also set up the peer-assisted learning (PAL) scheme to make for an easier transition from FE to HE and support first-year students with their new learning experience