Scott Boldt: Professor of Practice in Challenging Educational Disadvantage
Dr Scott Boldt has published widely in the areas of ‘educational disadvantage’ and ‘curriculum design and development’ while also being active in leading Certificate Applied curriculum for the Department of Education, Dublin and recently carried out a curriculum review of prison education in Ireland. In the past, he has co-authored an evaluation of the European Network of Health Promoting Schools for the WHO and served as the National Co-ordinator for the European Observatory for Innovation in Education and Training.
James Burch: Professor of Practice in Initial Teacher Education
Dr James Burch, a former highly valued member of staff in the IoE, plays a key role in the IoE’s developmental priorities, especially in the fields of the pedagogy of teacher education and the mentoring and development of staff, both within the IoE and its wider partnerships.
Mark Chater: Professor of Practice in Worldviews Education
Dr Mark Chater, former Director/CEO, Culham St Gabriel’s Trust, and RE consultant, focuses on curriculum design in ITE and schools, school leadership, vision, strategy and collaboration, future policy and resourcing in RE. Mark also has an interest in what the growing climate and ecology crisis requires from schools and curriculum.
College Principal appointed as Professor of Practice in Collaborative Education Leadership
Andrew Wren, the principal and chief executive of Furness College, Barrow in Furness, will help to further strengthen seamless collaboration between the further education and higher education sectors with his industry expertise and innovative leadership.