Tom Whitford is the Learning Experience Lead for Curio UK. Tom is an experienced educator, academic, learning designer, strategist, and has worked with some of the UK and Australia’s leading universities. His research interests span innovative approaches to online teaching and learning, online instruction and pedagogy, and effective learning design. This research has been featured at conferences of local and international significance. Tom has been the recipient of numerous teaching and learning grants focusing on innovations to classroom teaching in the business discipline.
Prior to his academic career, Tom was an education consultant, academic program planner, marketing communications specialist, as well as a digital marketing strategist working with both corporate clients and creative and digital agencies. His mission is to promote high quality university teaching for improved student learning; at the nexus of best-practices in design, historical pedagogies and evidence, and contemporary technologies.