Mrs Moyra Boland

  • Senior Lecturer (Creativity Culture & Faith)

telephone: 01413303057
email: Moyra.Boland@glasgow.ac.uk

Biography

Prior to joining University of Glasgow, Moyra Boland taught drama in both primary and secondary schools in Glasgow. She has worked for Scottish Opera with Opera for youth and has directed a large number of Youth plays. She has also worked in Community Theater on large-scale projects involving members of the community from 5 years old to 85 years old. She has worked in TV and radio on Youth Programmes and been a regular contributor to Current Affair programmes on the Subject of Teacher Leadership and Teacher quality.

Moyra Boland is Deputy Head of the School of Education. She is responsible for all the undergraduate provision and the development of international renowned teacher education programmes, community education programmes, leadership and management programmes for teacher and early years programmes. As Deputy Head of School she has responsibility for the strategic leadership of the school and deputising for the Head of School.


Research interests

Interdisciplinary learning, drama in education, School Experience Partnership Model, Leadership, Creativity, Practitioner Enquiry

Use of practitioner enquiry for early phase teacher

Masters level engagement for early phase teacher

Self-esteem and drama in primary children

Teacher Education Reform


Teaching

Interdisciplinary learning in Primary and Secondary

Using drama to delivery the primary curriculum

Use of Forum Theatre with teenagers when making critical life decisions

Partnership Model of School Experience for Primary and Secondary

Creativity in the classroom

Practitioner enquiry

Early Years and the use of dramatic play


Additional information

National Early Phase Group

Scottish Government Committee

Higher Education Academy

Independent Body

General Teaching Council of Scotland

Membership as a Teacher

Scottish Teacher Education Council partnership Reference Group

Practicum Management group

National Committee for GTCS, membership by invitation

Western Consortium

National School Placement, membership from role in University of Glasgow, Co-Chair

The Robert Owen Centre for Educational Change

BBC Experts Woman’s Group, area of expertise Educational Management and Leadership

Membership by application and selection to BBC Scotland

Universities Council for the Education of Teachers, Teacher Leadership and Management


Publications

List by: Type | Date

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Number of items: 3.

2015

McMahon, M. , Boland, M., Finn, A. and Chapman, C. (2015) Small system, Big Ideas. Is it Working? Scotland Spotlight Session at 2015 International Congress for School Effectiveness and Improvement (ICSEI) Conference. International Congress for School Effectiveness and Improvement (ICSEI), Cincinnati, OH, USA, 3-6 Jan 2015.

2014

Boland, M., Jago, M. and MacDonald, J. (2014) Teaching for creativity and creative teaching. In: Carroll, M. and McCulloch, M. (eds.) Understanding Teaching and Learning in Primary Education. SAGE: London. ISBN 9781446254820

2005

Macdonald, J. and Boland, M. (2005) A Celtic experience: using the environment for an expressive arts field study. Drama, 12(2), (doi:http://nationaldrama.org.uk/nd/index.cfm/drama-magazine/)

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Number of items: 3.

Articles

Macdonald, J. and Boland, M. (2005) A Celtic experience: using the environment for an expressive arts field study. Drama, 12(2), (doi:http://nationaldrama.org.uk/nd/index.cfm/drama-magazine/)

Book Sections

Boland, M., Jago, M. and MacDonald, J. (2014) Teaching for creativity and creative teaching. In: Carroll, M. and McCulloch, M. (eds.) Understanding Teaching and Learning in Primary Education. SAGE: London. ISBN 9781446254820

Conference or Workshop Item

McMahon, M. , Boland, M., Finn, A. and Chapman, C. (2015) Small system, Big Ideas. Is it Working? Scotland Spotlight Session at 2015 International Congress for School Effectiveness and Improvement (ICSEI) Conference. International Congress for School Effectiveness and Improvement (ICSEI), Cincinnati, OH, USA, 3-6 Jan 2015.

This list was generated on Sun Nov 18 19:35:44 2018 GMT.