David Crighton

Job Role
Senior Lecturer in Post-Compulsory Education and Training


David worked in a number of formal and informal educational settings before joining Glyndwr University.

His previous experiences include working as a tutor on the government funded Playing for Success scheme based at Leeds United and Headingley Stadium.

Following this he worked for the BBC, as Education Project Manager, on the award winning All Together Now and First Click projects. Combining community media training with the production of broadcast content.

Since then he has taught on several education and media production courses, in the FE/HE sector, ranging from Level 2 through to Level 7.


MA Education

PG Diploma in Education

BA Hons Media with Management

HEA Fellow


David’s interest is in the marketisation of higher education and its implication on the values and working practices of academic staff. He is currently undertaking his Doctorate within this area of interest.


Post-graduate Certificate/Diploma in Education


Shepherd, W, Fishwick, L, Crighton, D, Starkie, S. (2019). Augmented Reality: A Pleasure or Pain?. Prism. 2 (2), p62-77.