Michelle Rogers


Senior Lecturer in Children & Families

Children and Families

Contact Details

email: m.rogers@worc.ac.uk
tel: 01905 855078

Michelle has worked in Higher Education for the past fourteen years, both in an 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 School for Education, Michelle is leading the online development and design of International programmes for the Department for Children & Families in which she is based. Prior to working in Higher Education Michelle's interests 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
  • NNEB

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
  • Heutagogy

Professional Bodies


External Roles

  • External Examiner (Hertfordshire University)
  • External Examiner for York St. Johns University, York.