Mike Bartle

Bartle, Mike

Dr, Doctor


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Personal profile


Dr Michael Bartle, is the MSc Convener for the Community Education, having also held responsibilities including Discipline Lead in Education in the School of Education and Social Work, and Programme Director for the Teaching Qualification for Further Education (TQFE). He also teaches across initial teacher education, M.Ed. in Leadership in Education and MSc/BA in Community Education as well as doctoral supervision.

A major aspect of Mike’s work has been working with emerging professionals spread across Higher, Further and Community Education. This includes supporting initial teacher training, online learning and peace and reconciliation studies. Previous roles include, Associate Assessor for Education Scotland, Consultant to Northern Irish Outdoor Learning developments. Previous academic and management roles included Senior Lecturer in Outdoor Education at DeMonfort University, Course Leader and Guidance Manager at Dundee and Angus College and Assistant Director in Community Peace and Reconciliation Centre, Northern Ireland.

He is currently a reviewer for two peer-reviewed journals (Scottish Educational Review and Journal of Social Work Education). Current interests include, Sport for Change, trust building in educational settings and developing further education researchers. Dr Bartle's projects are available through ERASMUS+ and a range of published research. Dr Bartle is published in peer review journals and books.

Membership of groups

Member of the University Council for the Education of Teachers (UCET) – Adult Education University of Dundee Representative

QAA Enhancement Theme Lead - University of Dundee Lead

Registered with the General Teaching Council for Scotland.

Member of the Arts and Sport for Peace International Network

Senate Learning and Teaching Committee Member

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 4 - Quality Education
  • SDG 5 - Gender Equality
  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities
  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions
  • SDG 17 - Partnerships for the Goals

Education/Academic qualification

Doctor of Education, Volunteer Learning within Peace and Reconciliation, Durham University

Nov 2000Jun 2008

Award Date: 17 Jun 2009

PGCert THE, Post Graduate Certificate in Adult Guidance , University of Strathclyde


Award Date: 20 Jun 2008

Master of Education, Human Relations in Educational Settings, University of Nottingham


Award Date: 26 Jul 1991

PGCert THE, Advanced Diploma in Physical Education for Qualified Teachers, Leeds Beckett University


Award Date: 7 Jun 1985

Bachelor of Education, Bachelor of Education in Outdoor Education and Environmental Science, Liverpool John Moores University


Award Date: 15 Jun 1984

External positions

Associate Assessor, Education Scotland

Mar 2012Jun 2014