Allison Littlejohn

Allison Littlejohn

University College London, United Kingdom

Professor Allison Littlejohn is the Director of UCL Knowledge Lab. She a learning scientist, specializing in professional and digital learning. Her expertise is in applying educational theory and evidence to developing and evaluating complex interventions for professional learning which capitalize on the use of digital technologies. Her work has made contributions to the understanding of how people learn for work in diverse contexts and cultures across the Energy, Finance, Health, Education and International Development sectors.
Allison has held research Chairs at five UK universities and have experience of strategic leadership in education, as Dean (Learning & Teaching), College of Social Sciences, University of Glasgow; Academic Director of Digital Innovation at the Open University (2015–2019), Founding Director of the Caledonian Academy at Glasgow Caledonian University (2006–2014), where she was Senior Researcher for Royal Dutch Shell (2008–2010), leading a partnership around Knowledge Innovation & Development.
She has been awarded over 40 research grants funded by a range of funding bodies including research councils and industry. Her current research focuses on the role of professional learning in resolving global challenges. She is Academic Director for ‘Ways of Working and Learning in AMR surveillance systems in LMICs’, funded by the UK Department for Health and Social Care’s Fleming Fund; She also researches ‘Approaches in Complex and Challenging Environments for Sustainable Sexual & Reproductive Health’ (ACCESS), funded by the UK Department for International Development. She serves on the editorial board of a number of influential journals, including The Internet and Higher Education and Vocations & Learning.

Events

ID Event Name Duration Start Date
Open Webinar on Doctoral Education in TEL 3 Hours December 7, 2022