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Professor Michelle Jones

Professor, Education

Welsh language proficiency

Basic Welsh Speaker
Meeting Room - 247
Second Floor
Keir Hardie Building
Singleton Campus


Professor Michelle Jones is Professor of Leadership and Professional Learning, having previously been Head of the Department of Education & Childhood Studies. She has previously held academic positions at the University of Bath, UK and the University of Malaya where she was the Deputy Director of the Institute of Educational Leadership. Professor Jones' commitment to educational excellence has driven her entire career. She has worked with government agencies in England, Russia, Singapore, Australia, Malaysia and Wales, assisting with the design and delivery of their leadership and professional learning programmes.

Most recently, Professor Jones has been assisting the Welsh Government in her role as Chair of the Professional Learning Accreditation Group for Wales. She is the Academic Lead for the National MA Education (Wales), a truly transformative and sector leading programme for educational professionals that is being developed by seven HEIs across Wales. Professor Jones is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts.

Areas Of Expertise

  • Educational Leadership
  • Professional Learning
  • Blended and Online Learning pedagogies

Career Highlights

Teaching Interests

Post Graduate teaching:

MA Education:

  • Leading and Managing Organisational Change
  • Contemporary Models and Theories of Educational Leadership
  • Advanced Research and Enquiry Skills

National MA Education (Wales)

PhD Supervision