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Naomi de la Tour - Senior Teaching Fellow

Naomi de la Tour

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Naomi is a Senior Teaching Fellow at the Institute for Advanced Teaching and Learning (IATL) and a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy. She has a particular interest in the imagination, interdisciplinarity, sustainability and playful assessment design. She developed and convenes the IATL interdisciplinary modules Applied Imagination: Theory and Practice and The Long Project and co-convenes Reinventing Education. In 2015 Naomi received the Butterworth Warwick Award for Teaching Excellence (WATE). From 2014-2017 Naomi was the Director of Undergraduate Studies for IATL.

In 2014, Naomi was awarded a Strategic Project grant by IATL to explore the student experience in interdisciplinary learning spaces. Working with colleagues, she developed a pedagogic exploration 'The Dark Would' which was featured in Times Higher Education in October 2015 and formed the basis for a major event in May 2015 exploring innovative pedagogy. In 2014-15 she co-developed and taught Global Connections: Understanding Cultural Literacy with Dr. Sarah McDonald of Monash University.

Before moving to IATL, Naomi taught with the Warwick Writing Programme, where she designed and delivered the Warwick Writing Programme for Schools, a practice and pedagogy based postgraduate module training writers to work in community and education settings. She co-taught the English and Law postgradate module Writing about Human Rights and Injustice from 2012-2014 with Prof. Maureen Freely and Prof. Andrew Williams, and the module Communicating Science for Physics and Chemistry finalists. Naomi has taught students and staff across the university and has worked with Lacuna, an online magazine writing on human rights issues. She works as a writer in schools, festivals and the community.


Naomi dot de-la-Tour at warwick dot ac dot uk


024 765 73591


Senate House