Dr Caroline Meredith
Caroline joined Bishop Grosseteste University in 2012, after several years teaching further and higher education at Cambridge Regional College, in partnership with Anglia Ruskin University. She has been involved in the training and development of practitioners, teachers and trainers from early childhood to primary, secondary, further and higher education for over twenty five years. She holds Qualified Teacher Status (QTLS) in the learning and skills sector.
Caroline’s role at BGU involves facilitating and coordinating academic partnerships with a range of institutions, including local Further Education colleges and other training providers. This involves working collaboratively with partners on portfolio development, academic standards, academic quality, and student experience. As Academic Lead for Flexible and Distributed Learning, Caroline is closely involved in the development of distance learning at BGU.
Additionally, Caroline is a senior lecturer in Education, and she contributes to teaching, learning and assessment on a range of courses from Foundation Degree to Professional Doctorate.
Caroline’s research interests have included transitions in childhood and young adulthood, digital technologies in pre-schools, and the professional development and career journeys of teaching assistants. She has a master’s degree (MA) in Early Childhood Education from the University of Sheffield, and a Professional Doctorate in Education (EdD) from the University of Nottingham.
Caroline is a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, a Fellow of the Society for Education and Training and a Chartered Member of the Chartered Management Institute.