Strong, dynamic and forward-thinking leadership at the programme level is a key feature of the University of Northampton's approach to high-quality learning opportunities. This web area provides resources to understand and support the role of the Programme Leader.
On this page:
- What does a Programme Leader do?
- What development opportunities are available for Programme Leaders?
- What are other sources of support for Programme Leaders?
What does a Programme Leader do?
The Programme Leader role is multi-faceted and serves the students, Institution and other stakeholders through work in 10 key areas (click here to download the full Programme Leader Role Description).
Our own Programme Leaders talk about these 10 key areas...
Area 1: Programme Leadership—Angela Rushton, Northampton Business School
Area 3: Quality Assurance and Quality Enhancement—Ewan Tracey, Northampton Business School
Area 2: Programme Development—James Underwood, School of Education
Area 4: Employability and Changemaker—Graham Mitchell, School of Social Sciences
Area 5: Student Progression and Personal Academic Tutoring—Elaine Batchelor, School of Education
Area 6: Marketing and Recruiting—Ali Ewing, School of Health
Area 7: Data, Information and Communications—Kardi Somerfield, Northampton Business School
Area 8: Committee Representation—Alex Lehner, School of Health
Area 9: Research and Scholarship of Learning and Teaching—Jane Murray, School of Education
Area 10: Equality and Diversity—Sukhwinder Singh, School of Education
What development opportunities are available to support Programme Leaders?
The University's HEA-accredited professional framework, C@N-DO, provides workshops to support the development of Programme Leaders.
Other workshops are available on different topics, such as Assessment & Feedback, Managing Education with Others and Personal Academic Tutoring, which would be applicable to the Programme Leader role. See all of the C@N-DO workshops here.