Dr Rhianon Washington Cert Ed, MA, Education and Training, Doctorate of Coaching and Mentoring, SFHEA
Academic Manager, GWLAD project
Tel: +44 (0) 1267 676854
Dr Rhianon Washington is academic manager for GWLAD, and was lead tutor for the Elevate Cymru project. Rhianon is a specialist in mentoring, coaching and professional development with an MA in Professional Development, Education and Training, and a Doctorate of Coaching and Mentoring. She has written for educational and industry publications and presented at a variety of seminars and conferences on a range of subjects from emotional intelligence to neuro-linguistic programming. She has worked in training and development roles for the NHS, joining UoW TSD from a Senior Trainer role on a regional mentoring scheme in Manchester. Her publications include work stemming from her doctoral research
Rhianon is responsible for the design, coordination and delivery of academic modules along with the expansion and development of the curriculum to meet business needs.
As a product of lifelong learning, Rhianon is passionate about helping people develop their potential. She lives in Llanelli with husband David.
Rhianon has over 10 years’ experience in training and development in further and higher education and the NHS in areas ranging from patient moving and handling to the design and delivery of bespoke executive mentoring schemes.
"I have an insight into the experience of the work-based learner through my own engagement which resulted in the achievement of a professional doctorate in 2013."
Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy
Rhianon supports learners in a range of modules offered as part of the Professional Practice Framework including supervisory support for the Work-based Learning Project.
DCaM dissertation: ‘How does a developmental relationship mentoring model affect toxicity experienced in mentoring relationships?’
Washington, R.S. (2013) Distal Mentoring: an antidote to toxicity? 9th Annual Coaching & Mentoring Research Conference Oxford Brookes University, January 2013
- Professional Development
Washington, R (2013) ‘Distal mentoring: An antidote to toxicity? ’ International Journal of Evidence Based Coaching and Mentoring, Special Issue No 7, pp. 73 – 81.
e-book (Amazon) Mindful Mentoring.
Washington, R. (2015) Developmental Mentoring in the Workplace: Delivering the Promise. Presentation at the FACE Conference 2nd July 2015.
Jones, K. and Washington, R. (2015) Higher Education and the Work-based Learner: A Paradox of Good Intentions? Presentation at the FACE Conference 2nd July 2015.
Washington, R. (2016)' Hen Wlad Fy Nhadau - The Power Vacuum, a Boardroom Bias', South Wales Business Review Volume 6 Issue 3, 16.
Wilson, E., Reynolds, E., Washington, R., Fish, H., Davies, C., and Harris, L.M. (2016) 'Claiming a Space for the Work-based Learner Voice: Enabling or silencing the learner voice', in Closing the Gap: Bridges for Access and Lifelong Learning eds. Hill, Hudson, Mckendry, Raven, Saunders, Storan and Ward
Washington, R. (2016) 'Developmental mentoring in the workplace: delivering the promise', in Closing the Gap: Bridges for Access and Lifelong Learning eds. Hill, Hudson, Mckendry, Raven, Saunders, Storan and Ward
Jones, K. and Washington, R. (2016) 'Higher Education and the Work-based Learner: A Paradox of Good Intentions?', In Closing the Gap: Bridges for Access and Lifelong Learning eds. Hill, Hudson, Mckendry, Raven, Saunders, Storan and Ward
Washington, R. and Cox, E. (2016) How an Evolution View of Workplace Mentoring Relationships Helps Avoid Negative Experiences: The Developmental Relationship Mentoring Model Mentoring & Tutoring: Partnership in Learning