Jane Stonestreet is a Principal Lecturer and currently holds the positions of Faculty Director of Quality for Social Sciences and Humanities, and Undergraduate Programme Leader for the School of Law. She is also a Westminster Teaching Fellow and a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Authority.
Graduated from Polytechnic of Central London (now Westminster University) in 1990 with an LLB degree (2.1), and went on to study a LLM in International Law at the London School of Economics in 1991/2 (Merit).
Jane began teaching as a visiting lecturer at Westminster University in 1992 and became a full time member of the academic staff in 1994. She has held the posts of Senior Personal Tutor, Deputy Course Leader and Course Director of the LLB, and Quality representative within the Law School.
Jane held the post of Senior liaison Tutor for Westminster’s collaboration with Westminster University in Tashkent, in Uzbekistan for a number of years. Jane is now the lead academic on the University team, as part of the review of the academic framework, looking at the internationalisation of the curriculum. Jane is also a University Validation Panel Chair and has held a number of positions as an external advisor at other HE providers in the UK.
Jane mentors staff on the LLB in relation to curriculum design and learning and teaching, and at University level, staff applying for fellowship of the HEA.
Jane’s research interests have in recent years focused on pedagogic development and curriculum design. In particular she is focusing on using student peer review in developing critical analysis skills in writing, and internationalisation of the undergraduate law curriculum.
She is currently completing an MA in Higher Education, and a research project, funded by the Legal Education Research Network in relation to student peer review in the law curriculum.
Previously she has completed an interdisciplinary research project on student peer review in collaboration with Westminster’s partner (Westminster University in Tashkent).
She is a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Authority and a Westminster University Teaching Fellow.