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Dr Pamela Croney

Senior Lecturer

Department: Newcastle Business School

Pam is Faculty Director of Access and Participation at Newcastle Business School at Northumbria University. She has worked in a variety of roles within business education for many years as both a practitioner and as an examiner. Prior to working in higher education, she worked in sales and marketing for a number of years and also was Head of Business and Economic Studies at secondary level.  

Pam’s research interests include Business Education pedagogy, student expectations, transition, psychological contracts and experiential learning. She recently designed and introduced a new year-long experiential learning module for all first year students at Newcastle Business School. She is also part of a small team of academics at NBS who have recently introduced a peer-assisted learning scheme (PALS) specifically aimed to enhance student ‘belongingness’ across our full-time undergraduate Business School programmes and to support transition across the student life cycle.

Pam is a senior Fellow of the HEA and an external examiner. 

Pamela Croney

Campus Address

Room 245
City Campus East
Newcastle upon Tyne

Key Publications

  • Please visit the Pure Research Information Portal for further information
  • Experiential Learning for Responsible Management Education, Hope, A., Croney, P., Myers, J. Aug 2020, The SAGE Handbook of Responsible Management Learning and Education, London, SAGE
  • Undergraduate student expectations of role requirements and pedagogic relationships in a business school: a psychological contract approach, Croney, P. Apr 2016

Professional Activity

  • Please visit the Pure Research Information Portal for further information
  • Participating in a conference, workshop, ...: BAM MKE Conference 2018
  • Oral presentation: Experiential, Enquiry Based, Engaged Learning (EEE) 2018
  • Oral presentation: Engaged, Enquiry-Based and Experiential Learning (EEE) to improve Student Engagement and Employability – The Students’ Perspective. 2018
  • Oral presentation: Experiential Learning – A Learning Worth Having? Academic Perceptions of the use of Experiential Learning in the first year of Business Higher Education. 2017
  • Oral presentation: Enquiry based learning - A Learning worth having? 2017


  • Business andManagement Studies DBA May 26 2016
  • Education MEd November 07 2011
  • Teacher Training PGCE June 30 1989
  • Business Studies BA (Hons) July 10 1986
  • Postgraduate Certificate in Coaching 2017
  • Senior Fellow (SFHEA) Higher Education Academy (HEA) 2016

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