School of Education and Continuing Studies

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Mrs Chris Neanon

  • Qualifications: BEd (Hons), MA, RSA Dip.Spld, FHEA
  • Role Title: Associate Head (Academic)
  • Address: St George's Building, 141 High Street, Portsmouth PO1 2HY
  • Telephone: 023 9284 5226
  • Email: chris.neanon@port.ac.uk
  • Department: School of Education and Childhood Studies
  • Faculty: Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences

Biography

My academic background is within the field of Special Educational Needs and dyslexia in particular, and I have worked as a teacher and as a Special Educational Needs Coordinator. Additionally I worked as Special Needs Advisor for Portsmouth Education Authority prior to joining the University of Portsmouth.  I am a Master Practitioner in NLP and a qualified NLP coach.  I have worked in the University since 2001, contributing to a range of courses including undergraduate, postgraduate and Initial Teacher Education. I received the University Learning & Teaching Excellence Award 2007 for my contribution to a group project exploring the development of critical thinking skills.

Teaching Responsibilities

  • Coaching and mentoring
  • Inclusion, Diversity and SEND
  • Reflective Practice
  • Learning and teaching
  • Research methods
  • Undergraduate and postgraduate dissertation supervision

SECS

  • Principal Lecturer QA and Curriculum
  • Member of School Executive Committee

Responsibilities/Duties

Course Leader for

  • Foundation degree Learning Support
  • BA Education and Training Studies
  • MA Learning and Teaching

Course tutor on the following courses:

  • BA (Hons) Child and Youth Studies
  • BA (Hons) Early Childhood Studies

University contributions

  • SECS rep on the Faculty Quality and Curriculum Group
  • Chair/panel member for curriculum validation events

Research

I am currently completing my PhD, which focuses on reflection in the context of the Foundation Degree, with a submission date of September 2017.

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Research profile

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