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Qualifications

PhD, Education
MA, Environmental Education
PGCE, Secondary Geography and Physical Education
BA (Hons), Geography and Physical Education

About

HPL – Early Years Education and Practice
Researcher

Experience

Alison has worked and volunteered in education and with young people for many years. She began her career in outdoor education and has taught Geography in the UK and overseas. While working overseas Alison achieved her Master’s degree in Environmental Education. She completed an audit of the curriculum for Education for Sustainable Development and Global Citizenship content at the University of South Wales, following this Alison was awarded funding to complete her doctorate. She has contributed to a range of Education courses at the University of South Wales as well as undertaking outreach work with primary and secondary schools, and research projects within the university, and in collaboration with other higher education institutions.

Publications

Bamber, P., Bullivant, A., Glover, A., King, B, and McCann, G. (2016) 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. Management in Education, 30(3), pp. 112-120.

Watkins, P. and Glover, A. (2016) Future Generations: Developing Education for Sustainability and Global Citizenship for University Education Students, In: Leal Filho, L. and Pace, P. (Eds), Teaching Education for Sustainable Development at University Level. World Sustainability Series. Switzerland: Springer International Publishing, pp. 67-81.

Glover, A. and Peters, C. (2013) A whole sector approach: Education for Sustainable Development and Global Citizenship in Wales, In: Caeiro, S., Leal, W., Jabbour, C. and Azeiteiro, U. (Eds), Sustainability Assessment Tools in Higher Education Institutions: Mapping Trends and Good Practices Around the World. Switzerland: Springer International Publishing, pp. 205-222.

Glover, A., Jones, Y., Claricoates, J., Morgan, J. and Peters, C. (2013) Developing and piloting a baselining tool for Education for Sustainable Development and Global Citizenship (ESDGC) in Welsh higher education. Innovative Higher Education, 38(1), pp. 75-86.

Glover, A. and D’Cruz, B. (2011) The Impact of Welsh Government Policy on Education for Sustainable Development and Global Citizenship in Higher Education. Society for Research into Higher Education Conference Proceedings. Celtic Manor, Newport. 7-9 December, 2011.

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

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

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

Diniz, T. and Glover, A. (2010) The wonderful art of comparing leeks and bananas: reviewing sustainability actions to empower transformation. Society for Research into Higher Education Conference Proceedings. Celtic Manor, Newport. 14-16 December, 2010.

Diniz, T. and Glover, A. (2010) Future is due: reflecting on local and global practice to discover effective sustainability. In: Haslett, S.K. and Rowlands, H. eds. Enhancing Research – Teaching Links in Higher Education; Proceedings of the Newport NEXUS Conference Centre for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Special Publication, No. 3, 2010. 14-15 June, 2010. United Kingdom: The University of Wales Newport. pp. 59-69. Available at:

Glover, A. (2009) Institutional strategies for education for sustainable development and global citizenship in Wales. In: Haslett, S.K. and Rowlands, H. eds. Linking Research and Teaching in Higher Education; Proceedings of the Newport NEXUS Conference Centre for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Special Publication, No. 1, 2009. 15-16 June, 2009. United Kingdom: The University of Wales, Newport. pp. 53-57.

Other

Glover, A. (2012) A Sustainability Maturity Model for Higher Education.

Glover, A. (2012) The Impact of Strategies and Policies on Education for Sustainable Development and Global Citizenship in Higher Education in Wales. PhD thesis. University of Wales, Newport.

Claricoates, J., Glover, A., Jones, Y., Morgan, J. and Peters, C. (2011) ‘BASELINING’ FOR ESDGC – piloting an approach: Education for Sustainable Development and Global Citizenship (ESDGC) Development Framework (EDF), Report to HEFCW.

Glover, A. and Sparkes, J. (2009) The Impact of Combined Cadet Force Contingents in State Secondary Schools in Wales. University of Wales: Newport.

Research

Alison’s PhD investigated the impact of strategies and policies on ESDGC in Welsh universities, and included the creation of ‘A Sustainability Maturity Model for Higher Education’.
She is particularly interested in embedding ESDGC in the curriculum for all education sectors.

Reviewer for:
Environmental Education Research
International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education
Studies in Higher Education

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