Rachel Stead – Presenter at #ALDCon21

Association for Learning Development in Higher Education Conference 2021

Presenter: Rachel Stead

Institution: University of Surrey


I have held the position of Teaching Fellow in Learning Development on the Foundation Year Programme for Nursing since the programme began in 2019; a role core to all aspects of programme planning and course design, teaching, personal tutoring and pastoral support, and assessment.  I am also part of the Academic Skills and Development team within Library and Learning Services at the University.

I have worked at Surrey since 2004 in a variety of roles including EAP teacher on pre and in-sessional programmes and Student Learning Adviser. Prior to this, I held various teaching positions in language schools and universities in Australia and Argentina.


Walsha, R., Hopkins, S., Stead, R., Dampier, G., Spencely, C. and Keshishi, N. (2021) Taking Root in the curriculum: a full integration of Learning Development and subject teaching in domestic foundation year programmes at the University of Surrey. Paper presented at the Association for Learning Development in Higher Education Conference 2021, Online.

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