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Dr Alison Glover

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Professional biography

Alison joined The Open University Partnership in Wales PGCE Programme in 2020 as a Research Associate. She began her career working in outdoor education and following the completion of her PGCE in Geography and Physical Education she taught in the UK and overseas. While working overseas Alison completed her Master’s degree in Environmental Education. She achieved her doctorate at the University of South Wales which focused on Welsh universities and Education for Sustainable Development and Global Citizenship. Alison continued to work at the University of South Wales and contributed to the teaching and assessment for a range of Education courses as well as delivering outreach work with primary and secondary schools. She completed research projects within the university and in collaboration with other higher education institutions. Prior to joining The Open University Alison worked for Arad Research, an independent research organisation, undertaking research projects for a range of clients including local authorities, the Welsh Government and third sector organisations. Alison’s research has specific focus on Initial Teacher Education as she supports The Open University Partnership in Wales PGCE Programme. She also has a particular interest in embedding Education for Sustainable Development in the curriculum.

Publications

Improving resilience through the physical domain (2019)
Evans, Tracey; Glover, Alison; Mattingley, Rebecca and Jones, Desmond
Physical Education Matters, 14(2) (pp. 41-43)


An evaluation of a project aimed at increasing participation of young women in STEM activities and training in Wales (2018)
Glover, Alison; Harries, Stuart and Jones, Martin
International Journal of Gender, Science and Technology, 10(3) (pp. 432-440)


A comparative review of policy and practice for education for sustainable development/education for global citizenship (ESD/GC) in teacher education across the four nations of the UK (2016)
Bamber, Philip; Bullivant, Andrea; Glover, Alison; King, Betsy and McCann, Gerard
Management in Education, 30(3) (pp. 112-120)


Developing and piloting a baselining tool for Education for Sustainable Development and Global Citizenship (ESDGC) in Welsh higher education (2013)
Glover, Alison; Jones, Yvonne; Claricoates, Jane; Morgan, Jan and Peters, Carl
Innovative Higher Education, 38(1) (pp. 75-86)


Future is Due: Reflection on local and global practice to act towards sustainability (2011)
Diniz, Tatiana and Glover, Alison
The International Journal of Environmental, Cultural, Economic and Social Sustainability, 7(4) (pp. 17-32)


Education for sustainable development and global citizenship: An evaluation of the validity of the STAUNCH auditing tool (2011)
Glover, Alison; Peters, Carl and Haslett, Simon K.
International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 12(2) (pp. 125-144)


Future Generations: Developing Education for Sustainability and Global Citizenship for University Education Students (2016)
Watkins, Philippa and Glover, Alison
In: Leal Filho, Walter and Pace, Paul eds. Teaching Education for Sustainable Development at University Level (pp. 67-81)
ISBN : 978-3-319-32928-4 | Publisher : Springer International Publishing | Published : Switzerland


A whole sector approach: Education for Sustainable Development and Global Citizenship in Wales (2013)
Glover, Alison and Peters, Carl
In: Caeiro, Sandra; Leal Filho, Walter; Jabbour, Charbel and Azeiteiro, Ulisses. M. eds. Sustainability Assessment Tools in Higher Education Institutions (pp. 205-222)
ISBN : 978-3-319-02375-5 | Publisher : Springer | Published : Switzerland


The opportunities and challenges of partnership working in Teacher Education, The Open University Partnership in Wales PGCE Programme (2021)
Glover, Alison; Thomas, Angela and Thomas, Rachel
In : TEAN Conference (6-7 May 2021)


Education for Sustainability Leadership: systems, pressures and trends (2018)
Glover, Alison
In : Routes to resilience, Education for Sustainability Leadership Conference (15-18 Mar 2018, UWC Atlantic College, Wales)


The Impact of Welsh Government Policy on Education for Sustainable Development and Global Citizenship in Higher Education (2011)
Glover, Alison and D'Cruz, Brendan
In : Society for Research into Higher Education Conference (7-9 Dec 2011, Celtic Manor, Newport, South Wales)


Future is due: reflecting on local and global practice to discover effective sustainability (2010)
Diniz, Tatiana and Glover, Alison
In : Newport NEXUS Conference (14-15 Jun 2010, University of Wales, Newport) (pp. 59-69)


Institutional strategies for education for sustainable development and global citizenship in Wales (2009)
Glover, Alison
In : Newport NEXUS Conference (15-16 Jun 2009, University of Wales, Newport) (pp. 53-57)


Interpreting perceptions of sustainability
Glover, Alison
In : PRISM Research Conference (19-20 May 2011, University of Gloucestershire)


Daffodils and dragons: the Welsh challenge for sustainability and equity
Glover, Alison
In : First International Symposium on Corporate Responsibility and Sustainable Development Conference (19-20 Apr 2011, London Metropolitan University)


The wonderful art of comparing leeks and bananas: reviewing sustainability actions to empower transformation
Diniz, Tatiana and Glover, Alison
In : Society for Research into Higher Education Conference (14-16 Dec 2010, Celtic Manor, Newport, South Wales)


Planning and implementing effective sustainability within a globalised higher education sector
Glover, Alison
In : Postgraduate and Newer Researchers Society for Research into Higher Education Conference (13-14 Dec 2010, Celtic Manor, Newport, South Wales)


‘Stop the bus, we want to get on!’ Drivers of Education for Sustainable Development and Global Citizenship (ESDGC) in Welsh higher education
Glover, Alison
In : Newport Nexus Conference (14-15 Jun 2010, University of Wales, Newport)


The Challenge of Sustainability - the Welsh Agenda
Glover, Alison
In : Postgraduate and Newer Researchers Society for Research into Higher Education Conference (7 Dec 2009, Celtic Manor, Newport, South Wales)


ESDGC and the curriculum – from institutional interest to practical progress
Glover, Alison
In : HEFCW – ESDGC Action to date and in the future, Wrexham Intellectual and institutional barriers to ESDGC (9 Jul 2009, Glyndwr University, Wrexham)


Editorial: Embedding sustainability education in practice (2021-05-26)
Glover, Alison
British Educational Research Association


Evaluation of the School Based Supply Cluster Model Project: Follow-up report (2020)
Duggan, Brett; Glover, Alison and Grover, Tanwen
The Welsh Government


Evaluation of the School Based Supply Cluster Model Project (2019-11-12)
Duggan, Brett; Glover, Alison; Grover, Tanwen and Feehan, Annalisa
The Welsh Government


Research to establish a baseline of the SEN system in Wales (2019-02-02)
Thomas, Hefin; Duggan, Brett; Glover, Alison; Lane, Jennifer; Conn, Carmel; Evans, Kathy; Drew, Sharon and Kelland, Amanda
The Welsh Government


Evaluation of the Early Implementation of the Childcare Offer for Wales (2018-11-22)
Glover, Alison; Harries, Stuart; Lane, Jennifer and Lewis, Sioned
The Welsh Government


Alignment of the Childcare Offer for Wales to the Foundation Phase (2018-11-11)
Glover, Alison; Harries, Stuart; Lane, Jennifer and Lewis, Sioned
The Welsh Government


Evaluation of the Early Implementation of the Childcare Offer for Wales: Holiday provision (2018-11-11)
Glover, Alison; Harries, Stuart; Lane, Jennifer and Lewis, Sioned
The Welsh Government


Evaluation of the Early Implementation of the Childcare Offer for Wales: Communication and Marketing of the Offer (2018)
Glover, Alison; Harries, Stuart; Lane, Jennifer and Lewis, Sioned
The Welsh Government


Formative Evaluation of the Pioneer Schools Model: Paper on Strand 1 and early Strand 2 activity (2017-11-30)
Duggan, Brett; Grover, Tanwen and Glover, Alison
The Welsh Government


A Sustainability Maturity Model for Higher Education: A process management tool to support embedding sustainability in higher education (2012)
Glover, Alison
ResearchGate


Baselining for ESDGC – piloting an approach: ESDGC Development Framework (EDF) (2011-03)
Claricoates, Jane; Glover, Alison; Jones, Yvonne; Morgan, Jan and Peters, Carl
HEFCW