Margo Barton

Award for Sustained Excellence in Tertiary Teaching

Academic Leader, Fashion, Otago Polytechnic

"The overriding philosophy and aim behind my learning and teaching practice is to support learners to find their own way from an informed point of view".

Margo is a Principal Lecturer and the Academic Leader for Fashion in the Department of Design.

Margo’s knowledge and expertise are recognised nationally and internationally. She has demonstrated to a high degree her passion and dedication in every aspect of her academic role. Margo is highly skilled in programme design and delivery; she is also immensely supportive of colleagues within the Department of Design.

She teaches on a regular basis, believing that modelling collaborative processes encourages learners to think and work together in similar ways.