Alexis Moore

Name: Alexis Moore
Department: Children, Education and Communities
Current position: Senior Lecturer
Location: Ormskirk Main Campus, Faculty of Education


Alexis teaches on the following programmes:

  • BA Hons Children and Young People’s Learning and Development
  • MA Education
  • PG Cert SpLD Dyslexia


  • PG Cert SpLD Dyslexia, 2016
  • MSc Leadership and Management in Education, MMU, 2004
  • NPQH National College of School Leadership, 2003
  • B.Ed Hons Primary Education, Manchester Victoria University, 1986


  • Knowledge mobilisation, social media and the use of research in educational settings.
  • Transitions into HE and between levels, factors influencing decision making, and the development of academic resilience and confidence.
  • Learning trajectories, recruitment and retention of students with SpLD dyslexia, the impact of professional relationships.

Research Group

  • Centre for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education Research Group


Graves, S. & Moore, A. (2017) “How do you know what works, works for you? An investigation into the attitudes of Senior Leaders to using research evidence to inform teaching and learning in schools” School Leadership and Management (recommended for publication)

Knowledge Transfer and Enterprise

Moore, A . and Donovan, C.  (2017) ‘Supporting academic resilience and confidence (ARC) on an undergraduate degree programme’.     SOLSTICE and CLT conference Edge Hill University, July 2017.

Moore, A and Graves S. (2016) ‘The Rise of the Edu-twitterati’  British Education, Leadership, Management and Administration Society Research Conference, July 2016

Moore, A. and Dickinson, J. (2015) ‘How do you know what works, works for you?’ BERA Belfast, September 2015.

Moore, A and Dickinson, J. (2015) ‘How do you know what works, works for you?’  Edge Hill University Annual Conference for Research in Education July 2015.

Moore, A. and Sutcliffe, J. (2012) PechaKucha Presentation ‘Shifting Identities: from classroom practitioner to undergraduate student’ Edge Hill University Edge Hill University SOLSTICE & CLTR Conference 2012

Moore, A. (2010) Regional Seminar Series ‘Enabling the Disabled Child – Enabling Environments’    Nizwa University, Oman,   July 2010.


Primary School teacher for over 20 years working in the UK and overseas in mainstream and special educational settings.

Deputy Headteacher of a large infant school with a focus on creative teaching approaches and Arts Education.

Headteacher of large primary school developing the Arts with a network of local schools


  • University Fellow for Learning and Teaching
  • Consultant and contributor to the Training and Development Agency (2008) A Foundation
  • Degree Framework for the Children’s Workforce in Schools 
  • British Educational Research Association
  • Associate Member of British Dyslexia Association and practising certificate (application pending)
  • Association of Dyslexia Specialists in Higher Education – application pending