Dr Lorele Mackie

Education 3T13 RG Bomont Building University of Stirling Stirling FK9 4LA United Kingdom

About me

Dr Lorele Mackie is a Lecturer in Education in the Faculty of Social Sciences. She is Programme Co-ordinator for the BA (Hons) Professional Education Primary (with specialism in Modern Languages) and works across all Initial Teacher Education programmes. She is Senior Advisor of Studies and Placement Co-ordinator for the ITE programme, and is the external examiner for the MA (Hons) Primary Education degree programme, University of Dundee.

As a Primary Education teacher, she taught all stages and has experience of both mainstream and ASN. Prior to commencing her post at the University of Stirling, she was a Teaching Fellow at Moray House School of Education where she developed and ran a range of courses on both the PGDE (Primary) and B.Ed (Primary) programmes. She has particular interests in mentoring beginner teachers, language and literacy, and learning and teaching.


Conference Contributions

Mackie L. (2008) ICT in ITE: Undergraduate perceptions of emerging confidence and competence. Paper presented at Scottish Educational Research Association Conference, Perth, UK (November).

Mackie, L. and Drew, V. (2010) Active Learning. Paper presented at BritishEducational Research Association Conference, University of Warwick, UK(September).

Drew, V. and Mackie, L. (2010) Active Learning: who is saying what and why? Paper presented at the European Conference on Educational Research, University of Helsinki, Finland (September).

Mackie, L. and Drew, V. (2013) Active Learning: an exploration of teachers’ perceptions and practices. Paper presented at the European Conference on Educational Research, Bahçeşehir University, Istanbul (September).

Mackie, L. (2013) Collaborative Mentoring and Formative Assessment: an approach to twenty first century initial teacher education. Paper presented at the European Conference on Educational Research, Bahçeşehir University, Istanbul (September).

Mackie, L. (2016) Understandings of Mentoring within Initial Teacher Education School Placement Contexts: a Scottish perspective. Paper presented at the European Conference on Educational Research, University College Dublin, Dublin (August).

Mackie, L. (2017) Mentoring student teachers within primary education school placement settings: dimensions of collaboration and power. Paper presented at the European Conference on Educational Research, University College, Copenhagen, (August).

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