What we do

The Academic Enhancement and Professional Development (AEPD) team support institutional strategy and priorities through formal and informal academic professional development activity. The team supports the whole University Group, and comprises three subunits:

Academic Development – academic induction; a wide-ranging programme of academic professional development; online resources and guidance including case studies to share and inspire good practice; CQEM (Course Quality Enhancement and Monitoring) support and guidance.

Curriculum Development – support for academics in curriculum building and design; including specialist guidance in assessment design, course development and review,  and quality enhancement, especially in relation to the Curriculum Transformation project. 

Developing our Teaching– the Postgraduate Certificate in Academic Practice in Higher Education (PgCAPHE) and the Introduction to Teaching and Learning in HE professional development module (7010CRB); direct route to professional recognition (Advance HE Fellowship).

AEPD Team 


Fay Glendenning (Director of Academic Enhancement and Professional Development)


Academic Development Team

Martin Jenkins (Lead)

Christina Magkoufopoulou (Academic Developer)

Annie Bryan (Academic Developer)

Jane Ojiako (Academic Development Support)


Curriculum Development Team

Chris Haycock (Lead)

Peter Harrison (Academic Developer)

Oliver Atkins-Wood (Academic Developer)

Misrah Mohamed (Academic Developer)


Developing Our Teaching Team

Anthony Aylmer (Lead) 

Susan Bray (Academic Developer)

Hannelie Du Plessis-Walker (Academic Developer)

Brinder Rajpal (Academic Developer)

Ian Upton (Academic Developer)

Tamar Maclellan (Academic Developer)                                                                                                                                                                                  

Admin Team                                                                                                                                                                                              

Contact email: aepd@coventry.ac.uk