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Lisa Murtagh, Dr

Reader of Education and Head of MiE at University of Manchester

Dr Lisa Murtagh is Reader of Education and Deputy Head of the Manchester Institue of Education. From 2018 – 2022 she was Head of ITE, having originally been appointed as director of partnerships and teacher inquiry. Prior to this, Lisa was Head of School Direct at Edge Hill University and Programme Leader for the BA (Hons) Primary Education (QTS) Part-Time Programme, following several years as senior lecturer at Newcastle University.

In February 2008 Lisa was awarded a PhD from the University of Newcastle. Her research continues to seek to develop insights into the practice of students and practitioners. Her research interests lie in formative assessment and in enhancing practice in ITE, and Lisa seeks to work with participants to access their ‘voice’ about matters that affect them.

Lisa is Vice Chair of the UCET Executive Committee, and former President of TEAN. She is passionate about working across the ITE sector to support the development of teachers’ education.

Lisa Murtagh's contributions