Yvonne Cashmore

Senior Lecturer in Secondary Education: Business with Economics

Secondary and Post Compulsory Education

Contact Details

email: y.cashmore@worc.ac.uk

Yvonne Cashmore is the PGCE secondary subject lead for the Business with Economics course. Yvonne joined the University of Worcester in 2013; training Business and Economics teachers, teaching professional studies, working with mentors in school and delivering new mentor training.

She has been instrumental in embedding online portfolios for the PGCE secondary course, enabling monitoring of trainee development and quality assurance. She is the Link Tutor for the Diploma in Education and Training delivered at a partner college and is part of the placement team.

Yvonne has 20 years of experience in senior examiner roles for national business qualifications and is an external examiner for UCL Institute of Education and University of Sunderland. Yvonne is a fellow of the HEA.


  • Post Graduate Certificate in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education
  • Post Graduate Certificate in School Improvement
  • National College Leadership Pathways
  • BA (Hons) Business Education with ICT (QTS)

Teaching & Research

Teaching Interests

  • Business with Economics
  • Professional Studies

Research Interests

  • Mentor knowledge and mentoring
  • Use of iPads in learning and teaching

Professional Bodies

  • Fellow of the Higher Education Academy

  • Chartered College of Teaching

  • Economics and Business Education Association (EBEA)


External Roles

  • 2020 – 2024 External Examiner for University of Sunderland
  • 2018 – 2022 External Examiner for UCL Institute of Education
  • 2015 – 2019 External Examiner for University of Wales Trinity St David
  • 2017 – 2018 External Examiner for Middlesex University
  • 1998 – 2018 Senior Examiner for a national awarding body