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Dr Fiona Smart, Dr Fiona Smart PFHEA

Associate Professor: Learning and Teaching


Sighthill 7.B.37
t: (0131) 455 6112
e: f.smart@napier.ac.uk


Dr Fiona Smart is Head of Learning and Teaching and leads the Department of Learning and Teaching Enhancement. She manages the University’s Fellowship Scheme. Fiona is a Visiting Scholar at the University of Malta and an AdvanceHE Accreditor and International Consultant, a role she values because it depends on collaboration with colleagues who are also committed to the enhancement of academic practice in students’ interests.


Fiona is the Convenor of the Scottish Higher Education Developers group, a community of practice which brings together the 19 universities in Scotland to explore and develop the role of the educational developer. In this role, Fiona has forged links with the Educational Developers Caucus in Canada, enabling collaborative learning and debate.


Fiona has a particular interest in curriculum design, assessment and feedback, the potential of dialogic approaches in professional recognition and arts-based pedagogy.


Dr Fiona Smart May 2019.pdfDownload Fiona's list of publications and public outputs