Mr Jamie Morris SFHEA

Mr Jamie Morris

Principal Educational Developer (ITSL and PGTA programmes Lead)

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I am a Principal Educational Developer in HEFi and have worked in Higher Education for over 10 years. I am currently a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and have mentored and assessed on professional recognition schemes for awarding fellowship since 2016. I currently lead on HEFi’s PGTA programmes and the Introduction to Teaching and Supporting Learning (ITSL) module. I am a tutor and cohort lead on our Postgraduate Certificate in Higher Education (PGCHE) and oversee student employment within HEFi. My own interests include the use of technology to enhance learning, students as partners, the first year experience and peer review of practice.


Masters in Screen Studies (2016): Birmingham School of Media, Birmingham City University
Post Graduate Certificate in Learning Teaching in Higher Education (2014): Birmingham City University
Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) Course (2014): The TEFL Academy
BA English Literature and Media (2013): Birmingham City University


I joined the University of Birmingham in December 2018. I have worked in Higher Education for over 5 years, including a mixture of teaching and running various initiatives around student engagement. My first role included leading on work around student transition into Higher Education, improving retention and academic skills with first year students. During this time I also taught in the University’s Faculty of Arts, Design and Media, until I eventually moved to work in learning and teaching enhancement unit as a Lecturer in Learning Technology. My main areas of research within this role were the gamification of learning and using online platforms to encourage and structure reflection.