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Dr Andrew Brown

General Information

Teaching Responsibilities

  • Academic Head of Arts & Humanities
  • Programme Chair, Bachelor of Education Primary
  • Member of Academic Leadership Team
  • Chair of Primary Board of Studies and Board of Examiners
  • Chair of Arts & Humanities Board of Studies and Board of Examiners
  • Member of College Child Protection and Safeguarding Committee

External Interests / Community Service

  • Vice-Chair, Controlled Schools’ Support Council
  • Vice-chair, Transferor Representatives’ Council
  • Convenor (Chair), State Education Committee, Presbyterian Church in Ireland
  • Member, Council for Public Affairs, Presbyterian Church in Ireland
  • Chair of Broughshane Primary School Board of Governors
  • Academic Staff Representative, Stranmillis University College Governing Body
  • Management Board, Global Learning Programme
  • Research Advisory Group, Global Learning Programme

Research Interests

  • Education and social justice
  • Industrial relations
  • Faith and education.

Research & Scholarship

Journal Articles
Brown A.W. (2017) ‘Striving for Social Sensitivity: the impact of a social justice project on student teachers’ understanding of pupils from socially disadvantaged backgrounds’, Pastoral Care in Education, 35(2), pp77-87

Gracie, A. & Brown, A. W. (2019) ‘Controlled schools in Northern Ireland – de facto Protestant or de facto secular?’, International Journal of Christianity & Education, 23(3), pp349-368.  https://doi.org/10.1177/2056997119868819