Chris Martin

Senior Learner Developer


Chris is a Senior Learner Developer with responsibility for overseeing CAS’ open-access and embedded workshop provision as well as contributing to staff development and projects related to embedding learner development within modules and programmes at all levels across the university in addition to faculty liaison for BLSS and HELS. He has extensive teaching experience across the education system (from primary to doctoral level) and he has taught in higher education for seven years in various roles including Associate Lecturer, Visiting Lecturer, Teaching Fellow and Honorary Research Fellow, all within the field of Education and Languages.

Chris is a fluent French speaker and has an intermediate level knowledge of Spanish and German. He is a Senior Fellow of AdvanceHE and Associate Fellow of the Staff and Educational Development Association as well as a Committee Member for the England branch of the International Professional Development Association. Chris is also on the editorial board for two high-impact international journals in Education and a peer reviewer for several journals within the field of Language and Education.

He is currently pursuing a second Masters degree in the Psychology of Mental Health and Wellbeing. His academic interests include, amongst many others, English for Academic Purposes, the motivational aspects of authentic assessment, learner psychology and self-determination, student transition, and student wellbeing.