School of Education – Dr Tim Herrick

“Excellence in teaching really is a group activity and something that’s based on principles of collaboration rather than individual excellence.”

Tim Herrick is a Senior University Teacher in the School of Education at the University of Sheffield. He is also a Senate Award Fellow and a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.

On the subject of teaching, Tim said:

“The underlying ethos of my teaching is enabling access to higher education for all who have the potential to benefit, with a special interest in widening participation for non-traditional students. In particular, I am interested in enhancing opportunities for people seeking asylum in this country to engage in formal education. This forms part of a living tradition of hospitality and support in which Sheffield and this University play a proud part, and is underpinned, like all my work, by my Quaker faith and practice.”