Meet the Learning and Development Teams

Clive Betts – (Acting) Head of People Development

I currently lead and manage a team of five staff who support and deliver all of our services. I am responsible for a broad portfolio of courses, one-to-one support, mandatory training, online resources plus other services and am accountable to Senior Management for the effective planning and delivery of this portfolio. I also work with senior colleagues to plan our strategic approach to learning and development for all staff roles, contributing to key initiatives such as the evolving “Exeter Academic”.

I have a background in science research and education along with two decades of experience in vocational qualifications (VQs), information technology and management development. I am an accredited VQ Assessor, Verifier, Mentor, Tutor and ESCI 360 reviewer and hold qualifications in operational management and event facilitation.

Areas of expertise: structured professional and career development; vocational qualifications and accreditation; e-learning; support for mentors; working with you.   

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Rachel Brewer – Learning and Development Manager (Leadership & Management)

I am responsible for the development and delivery of the leadership and management development portfolio for professional staff and the key contact for Colleges/Services with queries in this area. This portfolio includes programmes leading to Institute of Leadership and Management (ILM) qualifications, as well as a range of shorter management workshops: 'Management Know-How'; 'Exeter Entrepreneur' and programmes without qualifications.

I can support you with bespoke development activities and training delivery.

I provide a brokerage service for staff interested in accessing external coaches on our register. 

Areas of expertise: leadership and management development, management qualifications, PDR (within Professional Services), running team events, programme design, working with you.

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For the 'Personal Effectiveness' portfolio - contact Rebecca Ledger

Rebecca Ledger – Learning and Development Manager (Personal Effectiveness)

I oversee the development of the ‘Personal Effectiveness’ portfolio which covers the following areas: Exeter Entrepreneur, interpersonal skills, health and safety, equality and diversity, wellbeing, environment, career development. I also oversee the ‘Mandatory/Essential to Role’ courses. In addition, I coordinate the provision of training delivered by other internal training providers and can offer expertise to support bespoke development activities.

I am the key contact for Colleges and Services who wish advice or support for development falling within the 'Personal Effectiveness' portfolio. For support for Leadership/Management development - professional staff - see Rachel Brewer's profile.

Areas of expertise:   Course design; evaluation; working with you.

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For the Leadership/Management Development (Prof services staff) - contact Rachel Brewer

 

 

Kathryn Coombes - Administration Team Leader

I am the Team Leader for the People Development administration team.  I have oversight of the work of the administrative team and am responsible for learning and development data, budget monitoring, support for Learning & Development Managers, bespoke events and contracts for external suppliers.  I am a Chartered Member of the Institute of Personnel and Development.

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Hannah Moore - Learning and Development Administrator

I am the Learning and Development Administrator for the People Development Team. I support the Open Programme, Bespoke Programmes, the Aurora Programme for Women and our ILM Programmes. I also deal with finance for the team and provide a personal assistant service to the Head of People Development and Deputy Head when required.

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Dr Tamsin Kilner - Academic Developer

Working as an academic developer, I lead on the day-to-day management of the ASPIRE Framework on the Streatham campus, as well as teaching the Humanities LTHE stream and providing online support for all streams of LTHE via ELE. I also develop online projects as I have a background in educational technology; my particular areas of interest are digital and social media in an academic context and the pedagogical implications of blended learning and online interaction in general.

I have a BA in Medieval Studies, an MA in Victorian Studies and a PhD in Victorian Literature, all from Exeter, and am also an Associate Fellow of the HEA.

Areas of expertise – ASPIRE framework, LTHE, e-Learning, social networking, lecture technologies, flipping the classroom, ELE

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