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Michelle Rogers

Senior Lecturer in Centre for Children & Families

Institute of Education

Contact Details


tel: 01905 855078

Michelle has worked in Higher Education for the past fourteen years, both in FE College and as a Senior Lecturer at the University of Worcester where she is Course Leader for the Foundation Degree in Early Years (Flexible and Distributed Learning). During her time at University Michelle has been involved with curriculum development and designing online learning environment. More recently she has lead the development of a flexible and distributed pathway for a Foundation Degree and is currently collaboratively designing an online Top-Up Degree. Joint ELearning Co-Ordinator for the Institute for Education, Michelle is leading the online development and design of International programmes for the Centre for Early Childhood in which she is based. Prior to working in Higher Education Michelle’s interest were in autism in early years, behaviour conduct disorders, early development psychology and enhancing the learning environment. Her current research interests revolve around teaching and learning, online learning, the student experience, online curriculum development and online communities of practice.


MA in Higher Education (Currently Completing)

MA Special and Inclusive Practice

PGC Teaching and Learning in Higher Education

Chartered Management Institute Leadership and Management Higher Diploma

PGC Teaching of Citizenship

PGC Teaching and Learning in Further Education

PCET Working with 14-16 Year Olds

TEACCH Autism Advanced Skills

PGC Special and Inclusive Education

BA (Hons) Early Childhood

HND Advanced Practice in Working with Children and Families



Teaching & Research

Teaching & Research

Teaching Interests

Childhood Pedagogies
Teaching and Learning
Behavioural Psychology
Enabling environments
Curiosity and Creativity 

Research Interests

Students learning journeys
Reflective Practice
Information Communication Technologies as a tool for learning

Professional Bodies

Professional Bodies



Publications in Progress

Males in Early Years
Learning how to learn – Snapshots of a learning journey
Do Forest Schools support the development of a locus of control? 

External Responsibilities

External Responsibilities

External Examiner (Hertfordshire University)

External Examiner for York St. Johns University, York.