Annamarie McKie

Head of Learning, Teaching & Student Engagement, UCA Canterbury

Professional Services,

Annamarie is the university Head of Learning, Teaching & Student Engagement based in the department of Research & Education. She is also the Programme Leader for the Creative Education Professional Development Framework, the university’s new HEA-accredited scheme providing taught and experiential CPD for teaching staff at UCA.

Annamarie has a professional background in librarianship with other twenty years’ experience in public and academic libraries. She has a keen interest in academic leadership, mentoring and reflective practice as enabling tools for collegial self-improvement.  She is the university lead for Teaching Observation (university framework for reflective practice) and has recently written a chapter entitled ‘Making sense of practice through Peer-supported review’ for a forthcoming SEDA Special on Reflective Teaching.  She is a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and has been in various senior learning, teaching and research roles at UCA since 2003. 
Annamarie is currently in the fifth year of a Professional Doctorate in Education (EdD) at the University of Roehampton. The tile of her research is ‘How do creative arts lecturers in higher education talk about reflection in their teaching: an exploration of the talk of creative arts lecturers’. The research aims to explore the socially situated, culturally imbued understandings and engagement with reflection in creative arts teacher settings.  

Further information: 

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Professional Membership, Affiliation and Consultancy

Professional Membership, Affiliation and Consultancy:

  • Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy
  • SEDA (Executive member)
  • Institute of Leadership and Management (Level 5 award, 2013)
  • Leadership Foundation (Future Leaders award, 2012)
  • Chartered member of CILIP (Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals)

External examination:

External examiner for Ravensbourne and external consultant for Plymouth College of Art

Research Outputs

Key outputs on UCARO:

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