School and Departmental Directors of Teaching and Learning (DTLs)


Notepad on a deskSee Responsibilities of School Directors of Teaching and Learning for a full description of the role and responsibilities (click here). The document was updated with effect from 1st August 2016.

Lunchtime Meetings

All community of practice lunches must be booked through UoR Learn - direct link

Termly lunches are organised for the School and Department Directors for Teaching and Learning. The agenda for these meetings are discussed and agreed in advance by the Pro-Vice Chancellor for Teaching and Learning and the Teaching and Learning Deans. If you have any suggestions for future meetings please contact Joy Collier


  • Wednesday 6 November 2019 (12:15-13:45)
  • Wednesday 4 March 2020 (12:15-13:45)
  • Wednesday 10 June 2020 (12.15-13.45)


Current SDTLs

School of Agriculture, Policy and Development - Rebecca Jerrome

School of Archaeology, Geography and Environmental Sciences - Dr Stuart Black Deputy School Director of Teaching and Learning - Alison MacLeod, Dr Tom Sizmur (PGT)

School of Arts and Communication Design - Dr Christine Ellison

School of the Built Environment - Dr Tabarak Ballal

School of Chemistry, Food and Pharmacy - Dan Grant

School of Humanities - Professor David Stack

School of Law - Louise Hague, Deputy School Director of Teaching and Learning - Adrian Aronsson-Storrier, Dr Ruvi Ziegler (PGT)

School of Literature and Languages - Professor Cindy Becker 

School of Mathematical, Physical and Computational Sciences - Dr Karen Poulter, Deputy School Director of Teaching and Learning -  Dr Calvin Smith 

School of Politics, Economics and International Relations - Dr. Simon Burke

School of Psychology and Clinical Language Science - Dr Beth Law, Dr Alana James

Institute of Education - Dr Rebecca Harris

International Study and Language Institute (ISLI) - Daniela Standen

University of Reading Malaysia - Academic Director (Teaching & Learning), Dr Rachel Pye

Henley Business School (HBS)

School Director of Teaching and Learning: Alison Hennell

* Please note that in HBS the SDTL works in conjunction with a team of Director of Studies who take on duties at module level and Heads of Programme Areas who together with Programme Area Directors take programme level duties.

Directors of Studies;

Business Informatics, Systems and Accounting - Niran Subramaniam

ICMA Centre - Dr Mike Smith 

Leadership, Organisations and Behaviour - Dr Chris Woodrow

Marketing and Reputation - Dr Irute Daukseviciute

International Business and Strategy - Dr Lucy Newton

Real Estate and Planning - Dr Jorn van de Wetering

Heads of Programme Areas

Undergraduate Programmes - Professor Peter Miskell

Pre-Experience Postgraduate Programmes - Dr George Alexandridis

Post-Experience Postgraduate Programmes - Dr Elena Beleska-Spasova

Postgraduate Research Programmes - Dr Gianluca Marcato

Programme Area Directors;

Accounting - Rhianydd Dow (UG), Dr Renata Stenka (PG)

Business Management: Andrew Hull (UG), Mr Keith Heron (PG)

Finance: Dr Emese Lazar (UG), Dr George Alexandridis (PG) 

Real Estate and Planning: Dr Edward Shepherd (UG), Dr Eamonn D'Arcy (PG)

Informatics: Dr Yin Leng Tan (PG)

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Contact the SDTL Community of Practice by email To contact SDTLs only, please use the email addresses provided on the left of the page.

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