Summary: Marion is a member of the Student Advice Team in the School of Dentistry. She provides 1:2:1 appointments and designs targeted workshops to enhance student academic performance.
M Sci Ed, PGCert Dental Ethics & Law, Fellow of HEA, PGCHEP, DELTA, CELTA, BSc.
Marion qualified as a Biology and Geography teacher in South Africa (where she grew up). She then taught in South African secondary schools for four years before going back to university to study for her Honours in Science Education. Upon gaining a distinction during her Honours year, she was awarded a scholarship to study for a Masters in Science Education at Leeds University, UK. On her return to South Africa in 1998, she worked as a project co-ordinator to improve teaching, leadership and management in disadvantaged rural South African schools.
Marions current role is as a Dental Education Adviser in the School of Dentistry. She works on a 1:2:1 basis with students and delivers workshops aimed at improving student attainment. She is also the link tutor for students doing their International Foundation Year who are aiming to study Dentistry.