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MARPOLE Oliver Anthony Ashton



MARPOLE Oliver Anthony Ashton

Oliver is a History graduate of the University of Cumbria. His undergraduate studies looked at History in the public sphere, with work focusing on comparing dictators: Hitler and Stalin, as well as a dissertation on the Spanish Civil War. He has research interests on political and military history with a special interest in the American Civil War. His recent research has looked into the various pedagogical approaches towards learner self-regulation. His Master’s thesis in particular examined the effects of peer-assessment on student self-regulated learning.


  • English for General and Academic Purposes
  • General World and European History


  • Bachelor of Arts (Hons) History, Faculty of Humanities, University of Cumbria, U.K. 2012
  • Master of Education (Hons) Designing Powerful Learning Environments, Faculty of Education, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, 2019


2014-2015  Programme Coordinator, I.V.E. Morrison Hill, VTC
2015-2016 Senior Programme Coordinator, THEi, VTC
2016-present Instructor, THEi, VTC


  • Political and Military History
  • The American Civil War
  • Peer-assessment and Self-regulated Learning in General Education