Daniel Connolly
Calculated based on number of publications stored in Pure and citations from Scopus

Personal profile


Dan is a postgraduate researcher based within the Faculty of Social and Health Sciences. His research centres upon the teaching methods, strategies and tools that are used by College-based Higher Education (HE in FE) teachers. In his PhD, he is also exploring the factors that influence the selection of teaching approaches.

With a background in College-based Higher Education and Further Education, Dan is a Senior Fellow of Advance HE (SFHEA) who has 11+ years’ experience as a module leader and four and half years’ experience as HE Programme Leader. Since January 2021, he has occupied a central role as a Teaching and Learning Coach where his remit is to work strategically with Heads of Department and Curriculum Managers to develop teaching staff across a variety of disciplines.

He has published research and delivered at various conferences in the field of education which has included the following research areas: students’ career aspirations, assessment innovation, project-based learning, authentic assessment and flourishing.

Education/Academic qualification

PGCE, Initial Teacher Education for the Lifelong Learning Sector, University of Huddersfield

Sept 2014Jul 2016

Award Date: 1 Jul 2016

Master of Science, Sport and Physical Education, University of Lincoln

Oct 2012Jun 2014

Award Date: 2 Jun 2014

Bachelor of Science, Sport, Development and Coaching, University of Lincoln

Sept 2009Jun 2012

Award Date: 1 Jun 2012

External positions

Teaching and Learning Coach, Barnsley College

Jan 2021 → …

Advanced Practitioner, Barnsley College

Jan 2019Aug 2019

Higher Education Pathway Leader for Sport, Barnsley College

Sept 2016Jan 2021

External Standards Verifier, Edexcel

Sept 2015Sept 2016

Teacher in Sport, Barnsley College

Sept 2012Sept 2016


Dive into the research topics where Daniel Connolly is active. These topic labels come from the works of this person. Together they form a unique fingerprint.
  • 1 Similar Profiles

Collaborations and top research areas from the last five years

Recent external collaboration on country/territory level. Dive into details by clicking on the dots or