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 Chris John

Chris John

E-learning Team Leader

School of Social Sciences

+44(0) 29 2087 0969
0.68, Glamorgan Building, King Edward VII Avenue, Cardiff, CF10 3WA

I am the School of Social Sciences eLearning Team Leader responsible for:

  • Team and line management, including:
    • Recruitment and selection
    • Objective setting and performance review
    • Coaching and mentoring
    • Metrics management

  • Management of programmes and projects in support of teaching and learning, including:
    • Managing delivery of a programme of masters-level online distance education courses
    • Digital education initiatives
    • Staff development and change initiatives

  • Education development, including:
    • Learning and instructional design
    • Digital education
    • Educational content design
    • Education technology management

Previous roles

  • July 2013 - Feb 2014: Career break and personal development
  • Sep 2006 - July 2013: Learning Technology and Web Manager, School of Applied Community and Health Studies, University of Bristol
  • Oct 2004 - Sep 2006: Web Developer, Centre for Deaf Studies, University of Bristol
  • Oct 2001 - Sep 2004: eLearning Developer, Computeach Group
  • Aug 2000 - Sep 2001: Multimedia Developer, School of Psychology, Cardiff University

Higher Education

  • PgCert Learning Technologies
  • BSc Media Technology

Professional qualifications

  • MSP: Certified Programme Management Practitioner (2017)
  • PRINCE2: Certified Project Management Practitioner (2016)
  • AgilePM (DSDM): Certified Project Management Practitioner (2015)
  • SCRUM: Certified ScrumMaster (2012)

Non-English languages

  • Welsh: WJEC Entry Level Certificate in Welsh Second Language: The Use of Welsh
  • British Sign Language (BSL): Intermediate, Signature level 1

Blog and website articles


  • QA level 3 Award in Emergency First Aid At Work (RQF)

Honours and awards

  • 2018: Outstanding contribution award, Cardiff University
  • 2017: Excellence in Support of Teaching and Research award, Cardiff University
  • 2015: Outstanding contribution award, Cardiff University
  • 2008: Outstanding achievement in eLearning award, University of Bristol

Professional memberships

Committees and reviewing

  • SOCSI Teaching and Learning Committee
  • SOCSI Student Engagement and Inclusion Committee

Areas of expertise