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Biography

Pete Glen is currently a Senior Lecturer in Community Education at the University of Dundee.


Pete teaches and tutors students on the CLD (Community Learning & Development) and Community Education programmes and he also leads the BA Professional Development programme for distanced, part time students from a wide range of professional contexts.

Pete’s scholarship, teaching and support for research focus on community engagement, interprofessional practice, professional and personal values, principle centred leadership, learning cultures and sustainability , critically reflective practice , youth work & community education .

Pete leads an interdisciplinary tutor team and has extensive experience working collaboratively with others; he believes strongly in the benefits of inter professional working and lifelong learning.  He also has a passion for critically reflective and creative approaches and loves the privilege of playing his part in the process of growing partnerships, people, teams, organisations and communities of practice.


With over 30 years’ experience in the professional field , Pete has had a varied  career in local authority, the voluntary sector and the NHS. Combining this with working and teaching in higher education enables teaching and scholarship which draws from youth work , community arts, health promotion, outdoor education and integrated health services. Pete also carried out a number of roles before leading the interdisciplinary team as manager of ‘The Corner’, Health & Outreach Services for Young People in Dundee.

 
Lifelong learning, equality and social justice drive his continuing practice, teaching and philosophy.

Biography

Qualifications

  • 2016 Fellow of the Higher Education Academy
  • 2013: Postgraduate Certificate in Higher Education, University of Dundee
  • 2007-2010: MSc Advanced Professional Studies, Leadership & Organizational Development, University of Dundee
  • 2005: S.Q.A Higher Unit: Certificate in Child Protection, Dundee City Council
  • 1995: B.A. Module, Evaluation Approaches, Level 3, Northern College of Education, Dundee
  • 1989-1991: Diploma in Community Education
  • 1981-1983: SCOTEC Diploma in Art and Graphic Design, Dundee College of Commerce

Teaching

Pete has been teaching, lecturing and tutoring within the Community Education undergraduate, postgraduate and work based programmes since 2010 and has been Programme Director for the BA Professional Development degree programme since 2015.

He provides pastoral and academic support to a significant number of full time, part time and distanced learning students. His main areas of teaching are focused within the following themes and topics:

  • Community education
  • Active citizenship and community engagement and participation
  • Youth Work and informal education
  • Developing sustainable organisations
  • Interprofessional and interagency learning
  • Value led leadership and management
  • Critically reflective practice
  • Community arts and creativity for education

Education/Academic qualification

PGCert THE, University of Dundee

20112013

Master in Science, University of Dundee

External positions

Fellow

2016 → …

Member

2014 → …

Executive Committee Member

21 Mar 2012 → …

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Research Output 2009 2012

  • 1 Conference contribution
  • 1 Paper
  • 1 Book/Film/Article review
  • 1 Digital or Visual Products

University of Dundee, BA (Hons) Community Learning and Development Promotional DVD.

Barber, C., Evans, R., Glen, P. & Shaw, R., 2012

Research output: Non-textual formDigital or Visual Products

DVD
learning
community
student
responsibility
learning
Teaching
student
learning process

Let’s talk Relationships: Activities for Exploring Love, Sex, Friendship and Family with Young People] Group work

Glen, P., 2011, In : Group Work.

Research output: Contribution to journalBook/Film/Article review

group work
friendship
love

United Kingdom (Scotland): Successful Inter-professional practice in Dundee

Glen, P., 2009, Youth-friendly health policies and services in the European Region: Sharing experiences. Baltag, V. & Mathieson, A. (eds.). Denmark: World Health Organization, p. 215-222 8 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

health service
municipal council
information service
pregnancy
target group

Prizes

ESW Learning and Teaching Award - MSc CLD Innovation in Teaching

Pete Glen (Recipient), 2016

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Highly Commended for 'Creative Teaching: Recognising Innovative Practice'

Pete Glen (Recipient), 2015

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

teaching practice
best practice
social science
art
Teaching

Student Teaching Awards - Nominee 2017

Pete Glen (Recipient), 2017

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Activities 2011 2017

  • 2 Invited talk
  • 1 Participation in workshop, seminar, course
  • 1 Examination
  • 1 Public engagement and outreach - public lecture/debate/seminar

Volunteer Managers' Conferemce

Pete Glen (Speaker)
2017

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

Youth Work Policy in Europe Seminars

Pete Glen (Participant)
16 May 201620 May 2016

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in workshop, seminar, course

Youth Work and the Challenges Ahead

Pete Glen (Speaker)
2014

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

External Examiner

Pete Glen (Member)
20132017

Activity: Examination typesExamination

Director of Dundee Carers Centre

Pete Glen (Member)
20112016

Activity: Other activity typesPublic engagement and outreach - public lecture/debate/seminar