Stuart Terry

Organisational Researcher

  • Company:Otago Polytechnic
  • Industry:Tertiary Education
  • Interests:Restoring an 1870's Victoria villa.Community service through being an active member of Rotary for 25 years.

Since 2007 Stuart Terry has been the Organisational Researcher at Otago Polytechnic. In this role he is responsible for institutional evaluation, quality systems, listening to the student voice and providing evidence to improve student satisfaction with their learning experience Stuart has a strong interest in quality systems and evaluation based on data and evidence within the Institute of Technology and Polytechnic (ITP) sector of tertiary education in New Zealand. In his role he has overseen the redesign of methods to gather and report feedback from students, and how teaching staff use data as a basis for engage in evaluative conversations to evaluate programme and teaching effectiveness. Stuart has also coordinated benchmarking projects on student satisfaction and graduate outcomes with six ITPs.

He is a board member of the Australasian AIR and the Otago/Southland branch of the Association of Tertiary Education Management