Ben W Walker – Senior Lecturer In Academic Development 2019-07-07T09:41:19+00:00

Researcher | Writer | Speaker

Academic and pastoral support of students informed by critical pedagogy

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I am a Senior Lecturer in Academic Development and doctoral researcher at the Manchester Metropolitan University. This website contains information on my publications, research and public speaking. I would welcome a conversation with you about any of these things.

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I have published two books and articles on personal tutoring informed by critical pedagogy.  My first well-received book was published in 2015 and my new, timely and highly regarded book on personal tutoring for the higher education sector was published in October 2018.  Click here to learn more.

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Research

I am researching academic and pastoral support of students through personal tutoring and teaching. My work is informed by critical pedagogy.

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Speaker

I have designed and delivered professional development programmes on personal tutoring as well as conference presentations and workshops.

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Latest Blogs

Setting boundaries between you and learners – the support side of the teacher’s role

When you are carrying out support, possibly with much of it on a one-to-one level, you are nurturing individual learners and you can be closely involved with their emotional well-being. Whilst this kind of support [...]