International Foundation Programme

Meet the IFP Teaching Fellows

The International Foundation Programme Teaching Fellows are committed to helping students thrive through their learning experiences on the Programme.

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All International Foundation Programme Teaching Fellows understand the importance of ensuring you have the best possible start to University. Each one is committed to helping you quickly feel settled and supporting you through your learning experiences on the programme.  

Find out more about some of the IFP Teaching Fellows below! 

 

 

 

 

 

Dr Anya Clayworth

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Dr Anya Clayworth is the Programme Director for the IFP.

Anya has been teaching for over 25 years and has worked with the IFP since the programme began in 2011. She received her PhD from the University of Birmingham in 1996 before working as a Teaching Fellow in the School of English at the University of St Andrews and joining the University of Edinburgh in 2007. She is an expert on the journalism of Oscar Wilde and published an edition of Wilde’s journalism with Oxford University Press.  She was nominated for Best Personal Tutor, Best Support Staff and Best Assessment Feedback awards in the University of Edinburgh's Teaching Awards 2018. 

Dr John Gordon

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Dr John Gordon is a Teaching Fellow who teaches Introducing Philosophy.

John holds a general Arts degree from the Open University, and a PhD in Philosophy from the University of Edinburgh. He has been teaching at the University of Edinburgh since 1989 and is currently a tutor in Philosophy and Classics in the University’s Centre for Open Learning. John was nominated for Best Personal Tutor and Best Course awards in the University of Edinburgh's Teaching Awards 2018.