Staff Profiles: David Booth

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Staff Profile: David Booth
Collaborative Partnerships Curriculum Development Manager; Senior Tutor

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David Booth

Collaborative Partnerships Curriculum Development Manager; Senior Tutor

Art and Design

Landscape Architecture

I am a Chartered Landscape Architect with 16 years applied experience in the public and private sector followed by 17 years in academia.

Telephone: +44 (0)1242 714549 Email: dbooth@glos.ac.uk

Biography

I am a Chartered Landscape Architect with 16 years applied experience in the public and private sector followed by 17 years in academia; as a course leader for several undergraduate and postgraduate courses and as Faculty Head of Quality and Standards. Professional practice and large scale landscape planning are the two areas I am most passionate about and enjoy teaching.

Qualifications

Award Title Institution Date
BA Landscape Architecture Leeds Beckett University 1983
PGDiploma Landscape Architecture Leeds Beckett University 1985
PGCert Further & Higher Education Manchester Metropolitan University 1997

Accreditation

Chartered Practitioner, Landscape Institute

Awards

University of Gloucestershire Excellence Award (2009) for 'Promoting Sustainability'.

The Crabtree Memorial Bursary, Civic Trust, Leeds. (1988) for the proposal: 'An Open Space Network for Leeds City Centre'.

Membership of professional bodies

Landscape Institute, CMLI since January 1987

Institute for Learning and Teaching in Higher Education, member since January 2004

Higher Education Academy, Fellow since March 2007

Higher Education Academy, Senior Fellow since September 2015

Teaching and research

Teaching

Large scale landscape planning informed by current changes to policy frameworks using real world projects. I’ve also delivered teaching in CAD, design, urban design and professional practice.

Level

Undergraduate, Postgraduate

External responsibilities

Working with the Landscape Institute on a number of initiatives around their Education Review and changes to course accreditation processes.

Professional positions

Vice Chair of the Landscape Institute National Accreditation Sub-Committee

External examining

Edinburgh University BCU - Birmingham BCU - Hong Kong BCU - China