Peter Hartley
Independent Consultant

Peter Hartley is now freelance Higher Education Consultant, and Visiting Professor at Edge Hill University, following previous roles as Professor of Education Development at Bradford and Professor of Communication at Sheffield Hallam. As National Teaching Fellow since 2000, he has promoted new technology in education, including the development of award-winning software. He led influential development projects for HEA and Jisc and was involved in other national initiatives (e.g. CETLs) covering a range of themes, including institutional online and assessment strategies. Recent/ongoing consultancy includes work on coaching/CPD initiatives, institutional strategies for learning spaces, mentoring candidates for NTF and CATE, and assessment (usually involving concepts and approaches from the PASS project:   Current interests also include concept mapping and visual thinking (ALDinHE project led by Dawne Irving-Bell from Edge Hill), and developments in human communication and online interaction (e.g. now working on second edition of student handbook – Success in Groupwork – with Mark Dawson and Sue Beckingham). Recent publications include two co-authored chapters in Advancing Practice in Educational Development (Baume and Popovic, eds, Routledge, 2016) and the chapter with Ruth Whitfield on programme assessment, in Diver A. (2019, ed) Employability via Higher Education: Sustainability as Scholarship.