Dr Elizabeth Miller

The Deputy Dean of PBS, Elizabeth is also our programme leader (Business Management Degrees) and a Higher Education researcher. With a PhD from the University of Sydney and an MSc Education (Higher Education) from the University of Oxford, her current research focuses on work-integrated learning (WIL) in higher education. She has a particular interest in degree apprenticeships and opportunities for undergraduate students to develop professional and academic skills through WIL.

An award-winning teacher and writer, Elizabeth brings international experience to Pearson College London having worked for universities in Australia, Cambodia, and now the UK.  Elizabeth has also worked for a boutique customer-centred design agency in Sydney, consulting and conducting research in commercial contexts.

What has Elizabeth been up to?

September 2020 - Co-Wrote an article for Wonkhe with Iro Konstantinou on "Reflection will help students navigate a post-Covid future"

March 2020 - Argued that degree apprenticeships demonstrate how HEIs can improve skills & graduate outcomes through work-integrated learning in this blog for BERA

July 2019 -  Co-presented a paper on Work Integrated Learning at the Advance HE Learning and Teaching conference

September 2018 - Asked Are Degree Apprenticeships Right for Your University? in University Business 

September 2018 - Presented research paper at the British Educational Research Association (BERA) conference - Degree Apprenticeships: Principles and Practice

April 2018 - wrote an article for Times Higher Education - Degree apprenticeships are quietly revolutionising higher education

November 2017 - Contributed a summary of her research into Degree Apprenticeships to The Edge Foundation - Our Plan for Higher Education Report

April 2017 - Led a workshop for Svay Rieng University, Cambodia on the topic Open Access Research for Researchers in Developing Countries.

Research

Konstantinou, I. and Miller, E. (2021), "Self-managed and work-based learning: problematising the workplace–classroom skills gap", Journal of Work-Applied Management, Vol. ahead-of-print No. ahead-of-print. DOI : https://doi.org/10.1108/JWAM-11-2020-0048

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Konstantinou, I. and Miller, E. (2020), "Investigating work-integrated learning and its relevance to skills development in degree apprenticeships", Higher Education, Skills and Work-Based Learning, Vol. 10 No. 5, pp. 767-781. https://doi.org/10.1108/HESWBL-05-2020-0112

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