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Jane Challinor

Jane Challinor

Principal Lecturer

School of Social Sciences


As Subject lead for Health and Social Care, Jane has responsibility for the day to day operational management of the course team, including timetabling and quality assurance. She also takes an active role in marketing for the Division of Social Work and Professional Practice, including liaison with schools and employers. She currently teaches counselling skills and leadership.

Career overview

Formerly a senior NHS manager and management consultant, Jane also spent ten years working as a UKCP registered counsellor, predominantly in primary care settings.

She has worked in Higher Education since 2006 teaching both undergraduates and postgraduates in health and social care.

At De Montfort University she was Programme Manager of a distance learning programme for NHS Managers and was responsible for developing and delivering on line learning activities.

Jane joined NTU in 2010 as Course Leader for the BA Health and Social Care and in 2012 became Principal Lecturer and Subject Lead. In 2013 she received the Vice Chancellor's Award for Inspirational Teaching. She is a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.

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