Mike Cooper


Telephone: 0786 797 0880 

College: College of Humanities

Born and brought up in the US (Atlanta, Memphis, Washington DC and Manhattan), graduating from Stuyvesant High School in 1972. BA English & Drama, Exeter, 1975. PGCE (Secondary), Alsager, 1976. 

Taught English and Drama in a Leeds comprehensive, 1976-1980. Youth & Community Centre Director, 1980-82. Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in English, Theatre, Film, etc., Wakefield College, 1982-1994. Head of English, Foreign Languages, Media, etc., Brockenhurst College, 1994-99. Also, senior examiner/moderator in GCSE/AS/A level English for JMB, AEB and AS level Critical Thinking OCR, 1988-1999.

SE Regional Director, Learning and Skills (FE) Development Agency, 1999-2006. Independent consultant in further education, skills and training, 2006-present. Now semi-retired, and undertaking a part-time MbyRes in English at Exeter from September 2019.