Dr Jackie Rogers

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Dr Jackie Rogers is Dean for Learning and Teaching in the College of Technology, Arts and Environment at the University of the West of England (UWE). She is passionate about supporting students and staff to achieve their potential, achieving this through actively seeking out and translating good practice wherever it is found and bringing together teams to solve complex problems.

Jackie joined UWE in 1994 after completing her PhD studies in Agricultural Botany at the Queen's University of Belfast. She has over 25 years of experience in leading strategic development of learning and assessment practice. Jackie has held a number of Department and Faculty roles at UWE, including Head of Department for Geography and Environmental Management and Associate Dean for Learning, Teaching and Student Experience. As Head of Department she led her team through a period of significant growth in postgraduate provision and research capability. She did this alongside improving student satisfaction and outcomes. Jackie is committed to providing an outstanding student experience, in support of this she has co-led a number of student partnership projects and developed a successful college-wide approach to enhancing students' engagement with their learning opportunities.

Jackie has led or helped drive a number of externally funded innovative educational projects, including the development of employer-led undergraduate and postgraduate programmes which have developed new ways of addressing skills shortages and promoting professional development within the environment sector.

Jackie is committed to equity for all, focussing in particular on the advancement of women in the HE. She led the University's successful Bronze Athena Swan Award submission and has been involved for a number of years in Advance HE's Aurora programme, a leadership development initiative for women. She has extensive experience of mentoring colleagues.  

Jackie is an active member of the Institution of Environmental Sciences and was appointed as the Chair of the Institution's Educational Committee from 2015 to 2020 and continues to be a member of the Executive Committee. She was an elected member of the Institutional of Environmental Sciences Council from 2018 to 2023 and represented the organisation on the Environmental Practitioner Degree Apprenticeship Standard trail blazer group. Jackie leads UWE's partnership with the Natural History Consortium and through this delivers a number of knowledge exchange and public engagement activities within Bristol.

Area of expertise

Habitat Management and Conservation

Green infrastructure

Hedgerow ecology, conservation and protection.



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