Sharon Perera

Sharon Perera

Academic Support Team Manager

Sharon Perera leads academic support at the University of Greenwich, developing resources and services for students to cultivate life skills for university and beyond.

Sharon’s interest lies in digital learning and emerging pedagogies that reinvigorate teaching strategies for online delivery. Current projects include research into blended and HyFlex models and optimising the student experience through Education 4.0.

Sharon’s work centres on students as partners; exploring personalised, adaptive learning for student diversity. Successful projects include LevelUp, GREFest, WinterFest and the Independent Learners Toolkit. She has also written a PDP coursebook and developed online courses for young adults and mature learners

Sharon’s career in education spans 30 years, working in Singapore, France and the UK focussing on widening participation, supporting students’ transition and progression into HE and the careers. Sharon volunteers as a school governor in her local community, with a special interest in Special Education Needs and Disabilities (SEND).