Research Staff Interests

Prof Moira  Hulme


Moira’s background is sociology and social policy. The primary focus of her research is teacher education policy. She is interested in international, comparative and historical studies. She recently contributed to the BERA-RSA Inquiry into Research and Teacher Education. With the UK and Ireland Teacher Education Group (TEG), she co-authored Teacher Education in Times of Change (Policy Press, 2016). Moira convenes the Special Interest Group on Teacher Education and Development for the British Educational Research Association (BERA). Her research addresses new forms of teacher education, new teacher employment and induction, teacher knowledge and learning, and research capacity in teacher education. She is currently working on the Development of cluster based approaches to school improvement, a research study commissioned by the the Education Achievement Service for South East Wales, 2018.


The Teacher Education Group (TEG) (2016) Teacher Education in Times of Change Bristol: Policy Press. ISBN 9781447318545.

Wyse, D., Baumfield, V., Egan, D., Hayward, L., Hulme, M., Menter, I., Gallagher, C., Leitch, R., Livingston, K., and Lingard, B. (2012) Creating the Curriculum. Series: Understanding Primary Education London: Routledge. ISBN 9780415687690

Menter, I., Elliot, D., Hulme, M., Lewin, J. & Lowden, K. (2011) A Guide to Practitioner Research in Education London: Sage. ISBN 9781849201858. Chinese translation, 2015

Refereed Journal Articles

Beauchamp, G., Clarke, L., Hulme, M. & Murray, J. (2015) Teacher Education in the UK Post-Devolution: Convergences and Divergences Oxford Review of Education 41(2) pp154-170(doi:10.1080/03054985.2015.1017403)

Hulme, M. & Menter, I. (2014) New professionalism in austere times: the employment experiences of early career teachers in Scotland Teachers and Teaching: Theory and Practice 20(6) pp672-687 ISSN 1354-0602()

Cross, B., Hulme, M., and McKinney, S. (2014) The last place to look: the place of pupil councils within citizen participation in Scottish schools Oxford Review of Education 40(5) pp628-648 ISSN 0305-4985 (doi:10.1080/03054985.2014.963039)


Position/Post: Professor of Education
Location: Brooks 1.06