Meet the Team
Tilia Lenz is a Lecturer Practitioner Consultant for the Pan-Dorset and Wiltshire Teaching Partnership, based at BU since January 2019 . She is a qualified Social Pedagogue and registered Social Worker and spent 15 years in front line Children’s Services as a practitioner and manager. She undertook her MA studies in Managing and Developing Services in Health and Social Care at BU with the focus on Organisational Cultures and Staff Performance.
Within the Teaching Partnership, her role aims to bridge the gap between academia and practice. She is using her particular interest in Criminal Exploitation (County Lines) and practitioner wellbeing to develop research opportunities that are practice based.
Tilia has been able to gain her Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy within her role and is teaching the Law and Social Policy unit on the qualifying Social Work courses and is involved in CPD offers.