As Pro-Vice-Provost: Digital Education, Norbert is the academic lead for digital, online and lifelong education at UCL and he leads on a number of university-wide Education initiatives. Norbert has worked in a variety of leadership roles at the UCL Institute of Education, since 2014 for eight consecutive years ranked first in the QS World University Rankings for Education, most notably as Pro-director: Teaching, Quality and Learning Innovation between 2013-20. As such, Norbert had overall strategic responsibility for the UCL IOE’s teaching and learning portfolio (n = 8000) comprising a large teacher education, undergraduate and postgraduate taught portfolio, leading change, managing quality and supporting innovation of pedagogy, curriculum and mode.
Norbert’s research interests include the application of new technologies in teaching and learning, teacher education and development and foreign language teaching and learning. He has published widely and supervises numerous research students in these fields.