Professor Helen Higson OBE

helen higsonProfessor Helen Higson is Deputy Vice-Chancellor at Aston.  She graduated from Newnham College Cambridge, and subsequently gained an MA from the Open University and a PhD from Birkbeck College, London University.  In 2003 Helen founded the Centre for Higher Education Learning and Management (HELM).  She has undertaken extensive research work in the areas of employability and work-based learning, intercultural learning and strategic issues in HE management.  In 2008 Helen led the team which was awarded a Jaguar Land Rover Arts and Business Award with the MAP Consortium “for the partnership which best embeds culture as a core element of employee development”.  She has edited (with Julie Green) nine editions of a Learning and Teaching Good Practice Guide.