Angela McFarlane (cropped)
Angela McFarlane

Professor Angela McFarlane, BSc(Bristol), PhD( Bristol), PGCE (Institute of Education); Chief Executive and Registrar, The College of Teachers.


Angela McFarlane started as a teacher and went on to design and direct a number of highly successful educational research and development projects over a thirty year period.


Angela’s research addresses the role of digital technologies in education, and has included the development of commercially successful software tools including online assessment products.  Authentic Learning for the Digital Generation, was published in August 2014 by Routledge. She joined the College of Teachers as Chief Executive and Registrar in June 2014.  In November 2014 she was one of the expert contributors to the Nordic and Baltic Prime Ministers’ Northern Futures Forum.





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