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 Director of Placements 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, learning and teaching in second and subsequent languages, language and literacy, and learning and teaching.