Moran, Teresa


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Professor Teresa Moran is Depute Dean and Discipline Lead for Education in the School of Education and Social Work at the University of Dundee. Following a fourteen year career as teacher and depute head teacher in primary schools she has worked in teacher education for more than 20 years and has designed and developed undergraduate and post graduate programmes. Her interests include Teacher Education Policy and Practice, Inclusive Practice, Values Education and Self-esteem. She is co-author of ‘Self-esteem; A Guide for Teachers’ (2012).

Professor Moran is heavily involved in teacher education development and was Chair of the Scottish Teacher Education Committee (STEC) from 2014-2016. She has worked on a number of national committees and working groups including the STEC Inclusive Practice Working Group, The National Student Placement Management Group and is currently a member of the General Teaching Council for Scotland’s My Professional Learning working group and the Review of the Memorandum on Entry Requirements to Programmes of Initial Teacher Education working group. She represents the Scottish Council of Deans on the Scottish Government Dyslexia Working Group and the Scottish College for Educational Leadership’s Strategic Oversight Board. She is currently Chair of the Tayside and Fife University Partnership Strategic Team.

Along with School of Education and Social Work Colleagues Professor Moran has successfully led developments in new routes into teaching in primary and secondary initial teacher education. Highly committed to providing an international experience for teacher education students, Professor Moran has worked with a team to develop a partnership with the International Baccalaureate Organisation allowing University of Dundee students to qualify for recognition with the organisation. The University of Dundee was one of the first Universities to be able to offer all four IB Teacher Certificates.

Additionally Professor Moran has worked with the British Council supporting conferences and international visits in relation to Inclusive Practice in teacher education. She is a member of the Scientific Committee of the Teacher Education Policy in Europe (TEPE) Network and has presented papers, chaired sessions and led seminars at various conferences over a number of years. Professor Moran has also represented Scotland (UK) at the Seminar held by the European Commission on Policy Support for Teacher Educators.

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 4 - Quality Education


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