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Case studies

This page presents you with a range of case studies and reflections from colleagues who have undertaken the role of an External Examiner.

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Making external examining for for the future

November 2020: Dr Lia Blaj-Ward, senior lecturer at Nottingham Trent University, points to ‘the emphasis on the importance of calibration across the sector’ as the highlight of Advance HE’s external examiner course. Visit Advance HE for more information

Reflections of an External Examiner

December 2018: John Freeman, Principal Lecturer, HWB spoke to a group of academic colleagues during an External Examiners workshop about life as an external examiner.  John has undertaken the role of External Examiner for about 12 years, in fact pretty much since John started at Hallam! You can read more about John’s role on the HWB Learning Enhancement pages.

Last updated: 26th May 2021 NB