Jo Irving-Walton is the Principal Lecturer Learning and Teaching for the School of Social Sciences, Humanities, and Law at Teesside University (TU) and Principal Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (PFHEA).
Prior to joining TU Jo worked in a variety of educational roles within schools, local authorities and for the Department for Education. She also has experience of working internationally and within the private sector.
Her research interests are linked to the relationship between emotion and cognition across educational sectors. Jo continues to undertake consultancy in the areas of edcuational leadership and management and in realtion to the development of learning and teaching.