Dr Rob Boast

Academic Staff

Executive Dean: Learning, Teaching and Student Engagement

Rob joined the senior management team at BGU in November from Staffordshire University, where he was most recently Associate Dean for Learning and Teaching. Rob is recognised as an innovator in higher education practice. He has a particular specialism in problem-based learning and practical scholarship, personalised learner support and innovative course development across a range of disciplines.

A Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, he has also championed the introduction of technology-enhanced learning and creation of new employer engagement and student employability opportunities.

In his role as Executive Dean (Learning, Teaching and Student Engagement) he will be focussing on supporting academic staff to deliver inspirational teaching, an excellent student learning experience and meaningful student engagement. Rob said. “I am delighted to be joining BGU with its Gold TEF rating and its strong personalised and community approach to learning. I am excited about working with colleagues and students to enhance learning and teaching and the student experience.”

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