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Helen O'Sullivan

Helen O'Sullivan

Associate Pro Vice Chancellor for Online Learning, University of Liverpool

Helen O’Sullivan is Associate Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Online Learning at University of Liverpool. She is responsible for Liverpool Online; a partnership between University of Liverpool and Laureate Online Education to deliver wholly online post-graduate programmes to working professionals across the globe. She acts as champion for technology enhanced learning within the University and leads on a range of projects that support the use of technology to enhance the student experience. Before that she was the Director of the Centre for Excellence in Learning and Teaching the Faculty of Health and Life Sciences.

Online learning can prepare students for a fast-changing future – wherever they are

Nov 18, 2017 15:16 pm UTC| Insights & Views

Take a moment to think back to the first classroom you ever entered, whether it was at school, or nursery, chances are there was a blackboard, with coloured chalk where you focused most of your attention. You were probably...

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