Mark Anderton

Name: Mark Anderton
Department: Children, Education and Communities
Current position: Programme Leader BA (Hons) Teaching, Learning and Mentoring Practice
Location: Ormskirk Main Campus, Faculty of Education


  • Programme Leader, BA (Hons) Teaching Learning & Mentoring Practice 2017 – to date
  • Year Leader, BA (Hons) Teaching Learning & Child Development 2016 – 2017
  • Course Leader, BA (Hons) Teaching Learning & Mentoring Practice 2015 – 2016
  • Senior Lecturer, BA (Hons) Teaching Learning & Mentoring Practice 2014 – 2015
  • Associate Tutor, BA (Hons) Teaching Learning & Mentoring Practice 2013 – 2014


  • PG Cert in Higher Education (Edge Hill University) – 2016
  • NPQH (Manchester University) – 2007
  • Professional Studies in Education (Manchester Metropolitan University) – 2000
  • PGCE Primary Education (Manchester Metropolitan University) – 1999
  • Chartered Institute for Management Accountants (Manchester University) – 1998
  • MSc Business Administration with Information Technology/Mathematics (University of Central Lancashire) – 1995
  • BSc (Hons) Technology Management & Mathematics (Staffordshire University) – 1994

Interests and Achievements

Mark is currently the HEFCE representative on the Primary Programmes Board. He is interested in enhancing Teaching & Learning and over an 8 week period, Mark lectured to groups of 80 Chinese teachers on Creative Approaches to Teaching Mathematics in association with the Suman Education International in Manchester. Mark was formerly the co-ordinator and trainer for Educational Studies in Association with Intel Teach to the Future and Oxford University.


  • Fellow of The Higher Education Academy
  • Winner of University Course Team of the Year 2016-17


Mark has a keen interest in both mathematics and technology. His Masters Dissertation focused on SGML Structural Programming within Education where he worked alongside Professor Bernd Breutmann at the Fachhochschule Würzburg-Schweinfurt. More recently as part of his PG Cert in Higher Education, Mark researched the potential impact technology has in enhancing the level of subject knowledge in relation to mathematics, and it is this area of interest which will form the basis for his Doctoral Studies.

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