Research Profile

Lyndsey El Amoud

Biography

Lyndsey currently holds the role of Assistant Director (Programmes) in Adult Continuing Education (ACE) at University College Cork where she is responsible for growing and sustaining ACE's broad portfolio of part-time programme for adult learners. Prior to this, Lyndsey led the Continuing Education & Enterprise Engagement team in ACE. A core focus for Lyndsey in her work at ACE is to improve engagement with enterprise, industry and community organisations to offer adults across a wide range of sectors a variety of opportunities to return to higher level education on a part-time basis. Lyndsey has also led the university’s involvement in the HEA’s Springboard+ scheme  since 2012, whereby she and her team work with academic units in UCC to design and deliver part-time programmes for adults in areas of identified skills needs. From 2008-2012, she was the UCC representative on the Irish government funded research project, ‘Roadmap for Employment Academic Partnerships (REAP)’, during which time her research focused on the interface between academia and industry and the wide span of engagements that this entails. From 2005 to 2009, Lyndsey worked in the Department of Government, University College Cork (UCC) delivering undergraduate lectures and tutorials on international relations and European politics. Lyndsey holds a BA in European Studies and MA in International Relations from UCC. She is currently an EdD (Higher Education) candidate at the University of Liverpool.

Publications

Conference Publications

 YearPublication
(2010)ASET Annual Conference
Buckley, J; El Amoud, L; (2010) Engaging with Employers in Economic Downturn ASET Annual Conference University of Leicester, [Details]
(2010)NAIRTL Annual Conference
El Amoud, L & Buckley, J. (2010) Learning in Undergraduate Work Placement Programmes NAIRTL Annual Conference Royal College of Surgeons, Dublin, [Details]

Professional Activities

Conference Contributions

 YearPublication
(2015)CPD Forum Conference: CPD in Higher Educational Institutions – What Works and Why,
El Amoud, L. & O'Tuama, S. (2015) Setting up CPD: The University College Cork Case Study. [Keynote Speaker], CPD Forum Conference: CPD in Higher Educational Institutions – What Works and Why, King's College London . [Details]
(2014)University-Industry Interaction Conference,
El Amoud, L. and Ó Tuama, S (2014) ‘Breaking Down Barriers To University-Business Cooperation In The University: Change Through Incentivisation’. [Oral Presentation], University-Industry Interaction Conference, Barcelona, Spain . [Details]
(2014)European Continuing Education Network (EUCEN) Autumn Seminar,
El Amoud, L. (2014) Up-skilling Future Leaders: The Design of Customised Leadership Programmes for Industry Clients. [Invited Lectures (Workshops)], European Continuing Education Network (EUCEN) Autumn Seminar, IDEC, Barcelona . [Details]
(2010)Irish Academy of Management (IAM) Annual Conference,
El Amoud, L & Buckley, J. (2010) Undergraduate Work Placement Programmes in Ireland: Issues and Solutions. [Oral Presentation], Irish Academy of Management (IAM) Annual Conference, Cork Institute of Technology . [Details]
(2010)National Academy of Integrated Research, Teaching and Learning (NAIRTL) Annual Conference,
El Amoud, L. & Underhill, N, & O'Tuama, S. (2010) Preparing For Success: A study of how targeted skills-based workshops can effectively aid first year students to bridge the gap between second and third level learning. [Oral Presentation], National Academy of Integrated Research, Teaching and Learning (NAIRTL) Annual Conference, Royal College of Surgeons, Dublin . [Details]
(2010)Political Studies Association of Ireland (PSAI) Annual Conference,
El Amoud, L. & Underhill, N. (2010) Preparing For Success: Bridging the Gap for First Year University Students. [Oral Presentation], Political Studies Association of Ireland (PSAI) Annual Conference, Dublin Institute of Technology . [Details]

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School of Biological, Earth and Environmental Sciences

An Scoil Eolaíochtaí Bitheolaíocha, Domhaneolaíocha agus Comhshaoil

University College Cork, Distillery Fields, North Mall, Cork, Ireland T23 N73K

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