Moira Moran

Moira Moran


School of Social Sciences

Staff Group(s)
Undergraduate and Professional Education


Moira Moran teaches across a range of modules on the BA (Hons) Childhood Studies course, including Early Learning in Context and Leadership and Management. As a Level 3 Forest School Leader, she teaches students in Forest School principles and skills She also teaches practitioners from local settings to Level 3 Certificate in Forest School Programme Leadership (QCF).

Additionally Moira teaches on the PGCE Early Years Initial Teacher Training (EYITT). She is currently joint Course Leader and Year Leader for years two and three and is a member of the Nottingham Institute of Education Standards and Academic Quality Committee.

Career overview

Moira has held the following roles:

  • Early Years Teacher
  • Local Authority Early Years Specialist Teacher and Area SENCO
  • Lecturer, Mentor and Assessor - Early Years Professional with University of Northampton
  • Senior Lecturer - BA (Hons) Primary Education NTU

Research areas

Research into young children’s engagement and involvement in the natural environment.

External activity

Moira trains practitioners from local settings to Level 3 Award in Forest School Programme Leadership (QCF).