Centre for Academic Practice


Dr Glynis Perkin

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Learning and Teaching Co-ordinator

Glynis entered Loughborough University in 1999, after working in industry for over 20 years, to read for a Master of Mathematics degree. She graduated with a 2:1 honours classification in 2003 and remained at Loughborough University as a research student in the Mathematics Education Centre (MEC). In 2007 she was awarded a PhD for her research into ‘Mathematics Learning Support and Dyslexia in Higher Education’.

In 2006 Glynis was employed by Loughborough University in the MEC and in the Engineering Centre for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (engCETL) as their Progression Project Officer. In this role Glynis was responsible for the day-to-day running of the Mathematics Learning Support Centre, the development and delivery of workshops and 3-day enterprise events for students, and the provision of undergraduate level mathematics teaching in the form of tutorials and one-to-one support.

Glynis joined the Centre for Engineering and Design Education (CEDE) in 2011 as their Learning and Teaching Co-ordinator for Employability. In this role she was responsible for developing and enhancing engineering education from a learning and teaching perspective with particular focus on employability. In addition to working with staff and students on a variety of subject specific projects Glynis also published findings from her educational research activity and presented her work at national and international conferences.

In 2016 Glynis joined The Centre for Academic Practice (CAP), in the role of Learning and Teaching Co-ordinator, where she is responsible for streamlining procedures and undertaking projects that will enhance staff and student experiences relating to work and study at Loughborough University.