Staff Profiles: Ros O'Leary

Ros O'Leary

Staff Profile: Ros O'Leary
Head of Educational Development

Ros O'Leary

Ros O'Leary

Head of Educational Development

Education and Learning

I am Head of Educational Development, with a wealth of experience and expertise in developing others' higher education teaching.


I lead and teach on the Postgraduate Certificate in Academic Practice, as well as Gloucestershire's internal HEA Fellowship scheme. My research interests include exploring the concepts of stimulating and challenging teaching, and the impact of teaching recognition schemes.


Award Title Institution Date
MA (Hons) Education The Open University 2012
PGCert Online and distance learning The Open University 2005
PGCE Secondary: Business and Economics The University of the West of England 1996
BA (Hons) Economics and Statistics The University of Exeter 1988


University Teaching Fellow 2017

National Teaching Fellow 2017

Membership of professional bodies

Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy

Teaching and research


Higher Education Teaching, Learning and Assessment

Teaching and Assessment Design

Innovative Teaching

Inclusive Teaching

Learning Environments




Challenging and stimultating higher education teaching

Impact of recognition schemes in higher education

External responsibilities

Professional positions

Economics Network Associate