Dr Alasdair Richardson is Senior Lecturer in Education in the Department of Teacher Development. Alasdair has taught extensively across the school age range, from Key Stage 1 to A Level. Trained as a Special Needs teacher in Key Stage 1, he has been a Leading Maths Teacher and an Associate Numeracy Consultant for Surrey County Council. He has held a variety of leadership roles in schools, including two Deputy Headships. He has taught Religious Studies in Primary, Middle and Secondary school settings and Philosophy of Religion at A Level. He is a school Governor in Farnborough, Hampshire, and is a co-opted member of Hampshire SACRE, where he is a member of the monitoring sub-committee and the South Central SACRE Hub.
Areas of expertise
Alasdair is broadly interested in learning and teaching in RE and the role teachers play in the formation of students' views and opinions, particularly when learning about sensitive or controversial issues.