Dr Pollyanna Magne
Programme Lead MSc in Global Health and Lecturer in Clinical Education
Peninsula Medical School (Faculty of Health)
- Higher education
- Assessment of learning
- Feedback in Higher Education
- Internationalisation in Higher Education
- Learning ethos
- Behaviour management in Higher Education
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Professional Biography: Polly, a National Teaching Fellow, has worked in Higher Education since 2001. She joined Peninsula Medical School in September 2020 and is Programme Lead for The MSc in Global Health and a Lecturer in Clinical Education. Previous roles include Associate Professor in Educational Development and the Programme Director of a Postgraduate Certificate in Academic Practice (2007-2019). In these roles Polly has mentored upwards of 1,200 early career academics and provided development and guidance for experienced academic teams to enhance the teaching, learning and assessment experience for students in Higher Education. Much of Polly’s external consultancy work is informed by her research which includes: effective feedback; dynamic curriculum design; inclusive assessment practice, internationalisation and critical global pedagogies. Polly is an education consultant, external examiner, independent assessor and Senior Fellow of Advance HE.
EdD. MA Ed. PGCert LTHE. PGCE.BA (Hons).
National Teaching Fellow (NTF Awarded 2021)
Staff and Educational Development Association Member (SEDA) Current
Institute of Lecturers and Teachers in Higher Education (ILTHE) 2003-2005
National Association of Schoolmasters Union of Women Teachers (NASUWT) 1997-2002
Polly is an expert in pedagogic theory and practice with a passion for creating dynamic and participative learning environments. With more than 25 years experience in the classroom Polly's teaching interests cover a broad spectrum with particular expertise in:
Dynamic classroom facilitation
Academic writing retreats
Staff serving as external examiners
Polly is an independent assessor for Advance HE. She is also an external examiner for Professional Education programmes:
Bath Spa 2017 - current
Chichester University 2013-2017
She has also been an external advisor on a number of accreditation panels:
Oxford Brookes (2014); Bournemouth University (2013); University of the Creative Arts (2009)
I am an educational researcher and practitioner with a passion for creating dynamic teaching and learning environments. My most recent research is on the international curriculum and the role of critical global pedagogies. Previous research projects include: Inclusive Assessment Design; Giving Effective Feedback; and Transnational Education.
Findings from these research projects have been used to inform and develop policy at the University of Plymouth. Outputs in the form of teaching resources are available at https://www.plymouth.ac.uk/your-university/teaching-and-learning/guidance-and-resources
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