|Professor Anne Moran
Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Educational Partnerships & International Affairs)
Anne Moran is Pro-Vice -Chancellor for Educational Partnerships and International Affairs and Professor of Education at the University of Ulster. She was Dean of the Faculty of Social Sciences from 2002-2010 and formerly Head of the School of Education. She joined the University in 1985 as a lecturer having spent 13 years as a senior teacher in a secondary school in Belfast. In 2008 she was awarded an OBE for services to higher education.
Her responsibilities include: Widening Participation; Access and Distributed Learning including eLearning; Educational Partnerships; International Affairs; Student Support; Students’ Union Liaison.
Her research interests are teacher education and inclusive education and she has contributed to policy formulation and research in Northern Ireland in both these areas. In the sphere of teacher education she has worked with the two Departments who hold responsibility for teacher education (Department of Education & Department for Employment and Learning) over a period of 15 years, spanning two major reviews of teacher education, including the initial, induction, early professional development and CPD phases. A further interest and the subject of recent publications is the issue of widening access to initial teacher education.
Professor Moran was formerly a member of the Department of Education’s Literacy and Numeracy Taskforce and of the Review Body on Post Primary Education, Deputy Chair of the National Qualifications Authority Ireland, Chair of the Universities Council for the Education of Teachers (UCET NI) and co-chair of the Standing Conference on Teacher Education in the north and south of Ireland.