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HEFCW Council member biography

Professor (Katherine) Leni Oglesby OBE

Professor Leni Oglesby

Appointment: 1 December 2008 to 30 November 2011; 1 December 2011 to 30 November 2014; 1 December 2014 to 30 November 2017

Professor Oglesby previously held academic and senior management posts at Leicester, Sheffield, Lancaster, Surrey, Manchester Metropolitan and Teesside universities, and a secondment to the Policy Division of the Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE). She has wide experience of international, European, national and regional agencies, including the International Council for Adult Education, the European Bureau of Adult Education, the Universities Association for Lifelong Learning and the Society for Research in Higher Education. Leni has been a member of HEFCE and QAA panels, variously concerned with the recognition of centres of excellence in teaching and learning, HE in FE, institutional degree awarding powers, and quality assurance and employer engagement provision. She is a graduate of Cardiff University, and undertook postgraduate studies at Leicester University. She is also a fellow of the Royal Society of Arts.

Professor Oglesby was awarded an Honorary Fellowship in 2014 of the Society for Educational Studies, a learned society which produces The British Journal of Educational Studies.

Declared interests
Organisation in which interest existsNature of interest
1. Universities Association for Lifelong LearningTrustee
2. Queen Elizabeth Sixth Form College, DarlingtonMember of Governing Body
3. Society for Educational StudiesHonorary Fellow
4. Quality Assurance AgencyTDAP Reviewer (April 2017-2018)

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