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Denise Robinson

Dr Denise Robinson is the Director of the Post Compulsory Education and Training Consortium FE teacher education partnership and Huddersfield University Distributed Centre for Excellence in Teacher Training (HUDCETT).  She works with the 23 partner colleges who deliver the University of Huddersfield’s Certificate in Education and Post Graduate teacher education courses for the FE and skills sector. Denise worked in FE for 25 years before moving into higher education to focus on FE teacher education.  Previously, Denise  taught on a variety of courses including Access, Women’s Taster, A levels, Technician and open learning courses.  In her present role she initiates and develops activities to support the education and training of teachers in the sector, as well as the teacher educators themselves.  Denise is the editor of the Journal, Teaching in Lifelong Learning (  She is also on the editorial board of Research in Post Compulsory Education Journal.  Denise has co-written a number of chapters in J. Avis, R. Fisher and R. Thompson, Teaching in Lifelong Learning: a guide to theory and practice as well as co-authoring the chapter Professional and Personal Development in  FDTL Voices: Drawing from Learning and Teaching Projects. Denise has worked for LLUK and Ofsted; she is a National Teaching Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.