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Katherine Lyons MA (Dist.), BA (Hons), first class

Learning Advisor - Postgraduate

National Centre for Teaching and Learning

Senior Tutor

School of English and Media Studies

In my role as a Learning Advisor - Mātanga Ako with the Centre for Teaching and Learning, I teach writing and academic skills, in person and through digital learning objects, to whole classes and one-on-one. As a Senior Tutor in the School of English and Media Studies, I have taught 230111 Tū Kupu: Writing and Inquiry since 2011.

Other relevant/previous Massey roles: CTL pre-reading consultant since 2010; research assistant in the School of People, Environment and Planning; editor for the School of Management; tutor in the Politics programme.

If you are a student wanting help with academic skills:


Contact details

  • Ph: 86336
    Location: 2.12, STCN
    Campus: Manawatu
  • Location: 2.56, SGP
    Campus: Manawatu


  • Master of Arts (Distinction) - Massey University (2009)
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) First class - Massey University (2008)

Research Expertise

Area of Expertise

Field of research codes
Communication and Media Studies (200100):
Education (130000):
Languages, Communication And Culture (200000):
Political Science (160600): Studies In Human Society (160000)

Teaching and Supervision

Teaching Statement

230111 Tu Kupu: Writitng and Inquiry - tutor since 2011

I have previously tutored and/or marked for:
119155 Communication in the Sciences
200261 International Relations / World Politics
200161 Introduction to Politics
200301 Contemporary International Conflict
200201 Middle Eastern Politics
132112 Planning for Sustainable Development

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