Staffordshire Centre of Learning and Pedagogic Practice (SCoLPP)



SCoLPP strives to develop evidence-informed pedagogic practice in a collegial manner which connects learning and teaching to enhanced social mobility.

Our aim

SCoLPP is committed to developing evidence-informed pedagogic practice which connects learning and teaching to enhanced social mobility. Research themes include: examining pedagogical possibilities and evaluating the emancipatory nature of learning; developing evidence-informed evaluation methodologies for capturing the socio-cultural impact of effective learning approaches; translating evidence-informed learning into thought-leading participatory practice and collaborative enquiry.

Group leader

Stella Jones-Devitt

Professor Of Critical Pedagogy

Researchers within Staffordshire Centre of Learning and Pedagogic Practice (SCoLPP)

Professor Carola Boehm


Having degrees both from the arts (music) as well as the sciences (electrical engineering, computer science) I am a genuine interdisciplinarian.

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Dr Rachel Bolton-King

Associate Professor

I am an Associate Professor (Tef) and I specialise in forensic firearm identification and ammunition, ballistics imaging, and shooting incident reconstruction.

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Professor Tony Dodd

Associate Dean Research And Enterprise

Sue Lee

Senior Research Fellow

Professor Fiona Tweed


Fiona is an international expert on glacial processes and natural hazards with over 25 years' experience of collaborative field research. An enthusiastic and inspiring educator, Fiona is a Senior Fellow of the HEA and a National Teaching Fellow.…

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