A RESPECTED figure in education, who has helped shape the primary national curriculum, has been appointed at the University of Chester.
Lynda Moore joins the institution as associate dean within the Faculty Of Education And Children’s Services.
Responsible for quality assurance within the faculty, Lynda has a broad knowledge of education at primary through to secondary level. She was also one of 12 academics selected this summer to contribute to revising the primary national curriculum, advising from a higher education perspective.
She said: “I started my academic career as head of key stage 2/3 at Edge Hill University. Prior to that I had been working for Wigan Local Authority as an English adviser, and I also have experience as an Ofsted inspector.
“My passion lies in quality assurance and ensuring trainees receive high quality education and training in becoming a primary or secondary teacher.”
Lynda, who was previously head of primary programmes at Manchester Metropolitan University, says she is looking forward to developing her new role: “I’m very excited about my new post at the University of Chester.”