I am a computer science lecturer and software engineer currently studying Post Compulsory Education and Training at Birmingham City University in pursuit of a career in Higher Education and research.
My current academic interests lie in visual programming languages using blocks, how they might be further incorporated to support and positively impact students, and lessening the difficulty of transitioning to text-based languages by means of hybridised environments.
My miscellaneous hobbies and interests include writing on a range of technical and pedagogical topics on my blog and volunteering time towards student mental health activism and welfare.
PGCE in Post-Compulsory Education and Training, 2020
Birmingham City University
MSc in Software Engineering, 2019
BSc in Computer Science with German, 2018
Just a handful of the skills and tools that I routinely depend upon.
A confident and knowledgeable teacher with experience in Higher, Further, and Secondary education teaching computer science, software engineering, and IT.
Multiple years of recognised volunteerism within student support and training. Certified in mental health first aid and suicide intervention.
Experience working within both software engineering and IT technical support environments that provide additional context to teaching.
Weapon of choice leveraging Laravel or CodeIgniter for building performant MVC monoliths and RESTful APIs.
ES6 script often paired with Vue.js to quench and bring to life front-end applications and SPAs.
Clean, semantic markup and stylesheets alongside Sass, Bootstrap, and/or Tailwind with accessibility and performance in mind.
A brief look at my main employment and volunteering experience.
For greater detail, smaller roles, and responsibilities, please check my LinkedIn.
Projects and open source software that I have worked on.
Additional qualifications relevant to educational and pastoral roles.
I look forward to hearing from you!