New College Durham Lecturers

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New College Durham Lecturers

New College Durham Lecturers


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Zoe Alderson

Zoe Alderson

Zoe wanted to get into teaching so she could use her degree in psychology.  She says the best thing is seeing students grow in knowledge and confidence.

Fiona Blackett

Fiona Burnie

Former KPMG accountant Fiona Burnie is a maths lecturer in the Sixth Form Centre. She is inspired by good students and sunny weather!

Kathryn Larkin Bramley

Kathryn Larkin-Bramley

I worked for KPMG for over 20 years in both the UK and the USA as a professional adviser. I have extensive experience working in business having worked with the Probation Service, The Police Authority, Durham University, two local NHS Foundation Trusts and a local Housing Association since leaving KPMG.

Richard Byers

Richard Byers

Since I started at New College Durham my role is Study Programme Leader for the BTEC Level 3 Construction and Civil Engineering. I also teach on the HNC and HND Construction programmes and assess NVQ Level 3 Construction apprenticeships.

Helen Casey

Course leader for BA (Hons) Social Work, lecturing across all 3 years, and personal tutor support.  I have a key interest and lead role facilitating the involvement of service users and carers in social work education.  Our work in this field has gained national and international recognition.

Barbara Chambers

Barbara is a former student of the college and has extensive experience working as a diabetes specialist in podiatry.

Chris Cowan

I oversee the Performing Arts and Music provision at Level 2, 3, 4 and 5, and I design and deliver across the Music programmes.

Karen Donohoe

Business Studies lecturer for A-Level Business Studies.

Michael Douglas

I have been delivering engineering qualifications and managing several different curriculum areas during my eight years in education. I have delivered various modules on the BTEC Level 3 and HNC/HND Electrical and Mechanical Engineering.

Jen Fullard

Jennifer Fullard

I studied at Northumbria University in Business and Marketing Management. Following this, I then went on to study my PGCE and the completed CIM Level 5 in Marketing.