Curriculum Vitae

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Professor Debbie HOLLEY,

Professor of Learning Innovation and Deputy Head,
Centre of Excellence for Learning
Bournemouth University
Executive Business Centre
89 Holdenhurst Road
Bournemouth BH8 8EB
United Kingdom
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Reader: Education & Technology
Department of Education
Anglia Ruskin University
Bishops Hall Lane
United Kingdom


  • Doctor of Philosophy, London Knowledge Lab, Institute of Education (2008)
  • Applying Learning Technologies/SEDA (2002)
  • Diploma in Professional Development: Counselling Skills – Distinction (2000)
  • MSc Training, University of Leicester (1998)
  • C&G 7307 Teaching Adults in FE in Training (1991)
  • BA (Hons) Government & Policy Making, Newcastle Polytechnic (1982)

Professional Memberships

  • JISC Digital Expert
  • National Teaching Fellow (NTF)
  • Principal Fellow of Higher Education Academy (PFHEA)
  • Fellow of Chartered Institute of Logistics & Transport (FCILT)
  • Member Chartered Institute of Purchasing & Supply (MCIPS)
  • Fellow Royal Society of Arts (FRSA)
  • Member M25 Learning Technologists Network
  • Association for Learning Development in Higher Education (ALDinHE)


2016: ELEOT best paper:

Biggins, D., Holley, D., Evangelinos, G. and Zezulkova, M., (2017). Digital Competence and Capability Frameworks in the Context of Learning, Self-Development and HE Pedagogy. In: E-Learning, E-Education, and Online-Training (ELEOT) Third International Conference. Dublin, Ireland, pp.46–53. doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-49625-2_6

2014: National Teaching Fellow (NTF)

2013: Principal Fellow of Higher Education Academy (PFHEA)

‘Make a difference’ nomination – awarded  ‘I made a difference’ award by the Students Union, an student led award
Anglia Ruskin University: University Teaching Fellow

ALT-C conference ‘best paper’ award Bradley, C. & Holley, D. An analysis of first-year business students’ mobile phones and their use for learning. Paper presented at ALT-C, “Into something rich and strange” – making sense of the sea-change Nottingham, UK, 7-9 September 2010

2009, 2008, 2007, 2005
London Metropolitan University  “Experienced  Staff” Candidate for National Teaching Fellowship Awards & University Teaching Fellow Award

Institutional award to be part of cohort IV International Coalition for research into electronic portfolios cohort IV (3 year project)

National Finalist for Institute of Logistics & Transport “innovation in education” annual award

Embedding Technology in the Curriculum: National Masters Module Pilot as part of EFFECTS programme.


Academic Experience

Professor of Learning Innovation (2015-present)

Reader: Education & Technology (2012-2015)

Principal Lecturer: Education (2010-2012)

Principal Lecturer Teaching and Learning (2008-2010)

Senior Lecturer Purchasing and Supply Chain Management (1997-2008)

London Metropolitan Business School, Stapleton House, 277-281 Holloway Road, N7 8HN

Consultant and tutor (1995-2001)
Supported Distance Learning Programme for Transport Managers
The Post Office.

MSc Tutor Transportation & Logistics, Qualifying exam tutor (degree level); Certificate in Transport Tutor; Correspondence Course author & tutor (1992-1998)
Transport & Society examiner (1998)
QE Marketing Paper – Moderator (1996/7)
The Chartered Institute of Transport

CIM Marketing Planning & Control; Corporate Strategy; Maritime & Economic Geography tutor and examiner (1992-1995)
London City College.


Industrial Experience

Pickfords Removals Ltd

  • Marketing Manager (1988/90)
  • Corporate Sales Executive (1986/88)
  • Transport Manager South West (1984/86)
  • Branch Sales Representative (1983/84)
  • Graduate Trainee (1982)

Teaching Responsibilities

Anglia Ruskin

  • MA teaching and learning: Action Enquiry Module Leader
  • Dissertation supervision
  • BA Primary Year 2: Research Methods

Previously at London Metropolitan University

  • MSc Purchasing & Supply Chain
  • MA Marketing; BA Marketing; BA Public Relations
  • Business Operations Management Degree
  • Chartered Institute for Purchasing and Supply
  • Higher Education Orientation

PhD Supervision

Scourfield, D. Technologies for management communication in Higher Education: An investigation into the extent to which this is a socially constructed practice (lead supervisor)

Osman, J. The exploration of ICT tools and strategies implemented by the UK and Kenya (PT) (lead supervisor)

Such, C. Exploring how to foster professional development for early years practitioners to encourage their leadership (PT) (second supervisor)

Yousef, Y. Awareness of Privacy Risks and The Social and Psychological Impact of Online Social Networking on Privacy (second supervisor)

Bowman, J. How can the positive traits of Asperger’s syndrome be harnessed to influence the development of an innovative and inclusive curriculum? (PT) (third supervisor).

Editorial Board Membership

  • International Journal of Mobile and Blended Learning (IJMBL)
  • Book Series: Developments in Corporate Governance and Responsibility (Emerald Publishers)

Academic Peer Review

  • Reviewer
  • British Journal of Educational Technology
  • International Blended Learning Conference, University of Hertfordshire
  • Computers and Education
  • Learning, Media & Technology
  • International Journal of Open and Distance Learning

External Esteem

  • JISC ‘Digital Expert’
  • Member: Universities’ Council for the Education of Teachers
  • Chair Knowledge Management Committee Chartered Institute of Logistics & Transport
  • External Examiner University of Greenwich Business School (external partnerships) 2010-2013
  • Member of Women’s Transport Network (Advisory Panel to Department of Transport)
  • Knowledge Management National Committee (CILT) member 2003-present
  • External Examiner Kingston Business School 2004-2008
  • CILT Professional Standards Committee 2000/2002
  • Chair CIT Education & Training Committee 1997/99


  • University Research Committee
  • University Quality Committee
  • Student Charter Working Party
  • Faculty Research and Ethics Committee
  • Faculty Technology Working Party
  • Development: MBA Educational Management & Leadership

Other Roles Held


  • University E-learning Committee
  • Learning and Teaching Committee
  • Student experience working group
  • Associate TRAC (Transport Research and Consultancy)
  • Member of Learning and Technology Research Institute (LTRI)
  • RLO-CETL team member

Image Teaching FellowshipLondon Metropolitan University

  • Departmental Senior Blended Learning Consultant
  • University Teaching Fellow
  • Researcher at Centre of Excellence for Teaching and Learning for ‘Reusable Learning Objects’ (2005-2010)
  • University Teaching fellow: London Metropolitan University 2009, 2008, 2007, 2005.In 2009 I was awarded a 3 year University Teaching Fellowship and entered for the prestigious National Teaching Fellowship Award Scheme.

Anglia Ruskin University

University Teaching Fellow Anglia Ruskin University 2012