Nathan Johnson SFHEA

Nathan Johnson

Social Sciences
interim Head of HEFi Digital (College of Social Sciences)

Contact details

Higher Education Futures Institute (HEFi)
University of Birmingham
B15 2TT

I am a Senior Digital Education Developer working in the College of Social Sciences (CoSS) at the University of Birmingham. My work focuses on the development and support of teaching material across the College and the institution. I'm currently the interm Head of HEFi Digital (CoSS).

I have a particular interest in the development and understanding of multimedia within teaching and learning as well as accessible and inclusive teaching and learning. I am a Senior Fellow of the HEA.


  • ILM Coaching and Mentoring (2019): University of Birmingham
  • BA Animation (2007): University of Wolverhampton


I have been working in Higher Education for 12 years having graduated from the University of Wolverhampton with a BA Animation. I have worked in digital marketing and communications as well as web development both of which I bring to my role. I am a qualified coach working for the University's Coaching Academy.

I run a podcast about digital education called the "Beyond Digital Education Podcast" with like minded professionals. You can see the latest episodes on Soundcloud.

You can find out more on my professional LinkedIn profile.