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Ben W Walker

Ben W Walker

Ben W Walker is a senior lecturer in Teacher Education (HE) at the University of Derby and Manchester Metropolitan University. He teaches on the Postgraduate Certificate in Learning and Teaching in HE, facilitates workshops for academic staff, and contributes to both universities' personal tutoring provision. His doctoral research is focused on academic and pastoral support of students informed by critical pedagogy. As co-author of Becoming an Outstanding Personal Tutor (2015) and Effective Personal Tutoring in Higher Education (2018), in addition to publishing on personal tutoring more widely, he is at the forefront of research and development in this field. Ben is Vice-Chair of the UK Advising and Tutoring association (UKAT), the sectoral voice and leading association for personal tutors and academic advisors.  Find out more about Ben at http://benwwalker.co.uk