2017 UAL Teaching Scholars

2017 UAL Teaching Scholars

Our 2017 UAL Teaching Scholars received their awards from Professor Simon Ofield-Kerr at the annual Learning and Teaching Day. The title of UAL Teaching Scholar celebrates the achievements of outstanding teachers, and Scholars are supported to develop and share their practice with colleagues.

Dr. Katrine Hjelde is Senior Lecturer in Fine Art Theory at Chelsea College of Arts. 

Katrine was appointed as a scholar for her student-centred practice in supporting students to be become co-creators and active partners in learning and creative practice.

As part of her role, Katrine will be exploring ways to develop and enhance the student exhibition.

Dr. Mark Ingham is Acting Programme Director Spatial Communications & Design School Teaching & Learning Innovation Lead at London College of Communication.

Mark was appointed as a scholar for his practice of facilitating student flourishing through pedagogic approaches that allow space and time for experimentation, enquiry and exploration of ways of making and thinking.

As part of his role, Mark will be researching and experimenting with ways of developing and enhancing students’ meta-cognitive learning.

Martin Newth is Programme Director of BA Fine Art, Chelsea College of Arts.

Martin was appointed as a scholar for his extensive impact upon student learning through developing approaches to fine art curricula and practice that supports curiosity, risk-taking and employability.

As part of his role, Martin will be exploring what the professional realm of the artist means, along with how students can meaningfully engage with external, public and privates spheres.

Beverley Carruthers is Course Leader for BA (Hons) Photography, and Dr. Wiebke Leister is Course leader MA Photography, both at London College of Communication.

Beverley and Wiebke are appointed jointly in recognition for their work with students to challenge the dichotomy of theory and practice, by developing writing as an integrated part of their photographic practice.

As part of their role, Beverley and Wiebke will be researching and developing their approach to writing and photography further; whilst disseminating more broadly with students and colleagues.