I provide expert evaluation to accelerate culture change, evidence education initiatives, and demonstrate where organisations can improve. I am a passionate and dedicated evaluator with more than 15 years of research experience and a PhD. I specialise in creating bespoke evaluations in education highlighting what works, for whom and why. I create clear, accessible, high-quality research that showcases to clients how to drive positive change through their initiative. All my projects work towards the same aim: to make education accessible to everyone. I adopt an equality approach to conducting and disseminating research; by being mindful of the ask, dropping the jargon, providing mentoring and training, and targeting results for maximum impact.
- Global Leadership SurveyDeveloped Global Leadership Survey to answer the question 'What works for leadership in higher education?' I worked with experts in leadership to create a comprehensive survey that generated an objective evidence base to deepen the sector's understanding of how leadership operates. Methods: JISC Surveys │SPSS Outcome: An objective evidence base to guide the business development of an offer to support and develop leaders and leadership in higher education.
- Evidencing the impact of equality, diversity and inclusion iniativesEvaluating an investment into eleven equality, diversity and inclusion initiatives for scientists. I used a mixed-methods approach to collect evidence of the impact of the investment into a portfolio of projects across the UK. Methods: Theory of change │Survey │Online interviews │ Online focus Groups Outcome: Evidence-based recommendations to provide direction for where best to target future funding that would accelerate culture change. I collated a large body of evidence to showcase the chan
- Evaluation of an iniative to address the Black PhD leaky pipelineEvaluating a reciprocal teaching programme to provide research mentorship and well-being to improve graduate outcomes and access to doctoral study for Black students. I used a mixed method difference-in-difference design to evaluate the programme's impact. Methods: Theory of change │ In-person and online interviews │ Listening Rooms │ Diaries │ Observations │ Pre and post questionnaires │ Skills audit Outcome: Evidenced what worked and critical areas for improvement and provided evidence-bas
Founder and EvaluatorExpert Evaluation
Hong Kong Island, Hong KongFreelance
I provide expert evaluation to accelerate culture change, evidence education initiatives and demonstrate where organisations can improve. All the projects I take on work towards the same aim, to make education accessible to everyone. I adopt an equality approach to conducting and disseminating research; by being mindful of the ask, dropping the jargon, providing mentoring and training, and targeting results for maximum impact.
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- Quantitative Research
- Qualitative Research
- Social Research
- Project Management
PhDThe University of the West of Scotland
- United Kingdom
Qualitative case study evaluation of an initiative to teach science, using observation, interviews, filmed discussions, analysis of classwork. My evidence provided better understanding of students response to the initiative and how to improve the initiative for future learners.