Dr Catherine Morgan BA(Oxon), MA(Oxon), MA(Ed), PhD, PGCE, LLCM, FHEA
Strategic Lead: Quality Academic Standards
Tel: +44 (0) 1267 676692
- Strategic Lead: Quality Academic Standards
- Subject Lead for Postgraduate Certificate in Education with QTS: Secondary Music
- MA(Ed) Module Lead
- MA(Ed) Dissertation Supervisor
- Admissions Tutor: PGCE & BA(Ed)QTS
- Member of the UWTSD Research Ethics Committee
- Member of Yr Athrofa Ethics Committee
Catherine joined UWTSD in 2001, having previously been a teacher in several primary and secondary schools.
During her time at UWTSD, she has undertaken a range of roles including Deputy Lead of the BA(Ed) programme, Module Lead, Module Strand Lead and Tutor for Admissions. She currently undertakes the role of Strategic Lead: Quality Academic Standards and is involved in the teaching and assessment of several modules on the BA(Ed) and PGCE Primary and Secondary programmes.
Catherine has been involved in the writing of the national MA (Education) programme and in research relating to Curriculum for Wales. She is a member of the University’s Research Ethics Committee and the Athrofa Ethics Committee.
Catherine was awarded her PhD in 2021 for a thesis relating to the way in which Welsh is taught by trainee teachers in English-medium primary schools.
Fellow of the Higher Education Academy
Member of the Chartered College for Teaching
- Modules taught include:
- ECAD6010/C and ECAD7004/C Researching the Learning: what, how and why am I teaching?
- ECAD6008 Leading the Learning: what, how and why am I teaching? (PGCE Secondary Music)
- MA(Ed) module lecturer and dissertation supervisor
The teaching and learning of Welsh as a second language
Catherine’s areas of expertise include:
- the teaching of Welsh as a second language in the primary school;
- the teaching and learning of Music in the primary, secondary and further education sectors.
2014-16: Trainer - Music in the Foundation Phase: Mudiad Ysgolion Meithrin
2017-21: Subject Expert - Welsh Second Language: Qualifications Wales
2019-21: Author - BBC Bitesize (GCSE Music): BBC
Davies, C. Davies, S., Jenkins, F., Jenkins, R., Lewis, H., Morgan, C. & Richards, C. (2012) Cam Cyntaf - Cerddoriaeth yn y Cyfnod Sylfaen / First Steps - Music in the Foundation Phase. Carmarthen: Peniarth.
Hayward, L., Jones, D. E., Waters, J., Makara, K., Morrison-Love, D., Spencer E., Barnes, J., Davies, H., Hughes, S., Jones, C., Nelson, S., Ryder, N., Stacey, D., Wallis, R., Baxter, J., MacBride, G., Bendall, R., Brooks, S., Cooze, A., Davies, L., Denny, H., Donaldson, P., Lewis, I., Lloyd, P., Maitra, S., Morgan, C., Pellew James, S., Samuel-Thomas, S., Sharpling, E., Southern, A., Stewart, S., Valdera-Gil, F. & Wardle, G. (2018) Learning about Progression: CAMAU Project Research Report. University of Glasgow: Glasgow.
Barnes, J., Greenway, C. & Morgan, C. (2021) How has Covid-19 affected how teacher educators engage their students in learning? British Educational Research Association. https://www.bera.ac.uk/publication/how-has-covid-19-affected-how-teacher-educators-engage-their-students-in-learning
Barnes, J., Greenway, C. & Morgan, C. (2021) How has Covid-19 affected the way in which teacher educators engage their students in learning? (Blog) British Educational Research Association.
Morgan. C. (2021) An exploration of the perceptions of undergraduate trainee teachers regarding the factors that impacted upon their use of incidental Welsh in the primary classroom. Unpublished PhD thesis. University of Wales Trinity Saint David: Carmarthen
2015-19: External Examiner: University of Chester
2017-19: Member of CAMAU Research Team: UWTSD & University of Glasgow
2019-23: External Examiner: Oxford Brookes University