- Modlen Lynch
- Part-time Lecturer in Education (Religious Education)
- 01248 383018
- Stables, Normal Site
Modlen Lynch is a part-time Religious Education lecturer and tutor at the School of Education and Human Development.
Modlen was awarded a first class degree in Religious Studies at Bangor University. After completing a Secondary PGCE course, she spent two years studying for an MA degree in the Religion Department at Bangor University, specialising in ‘History of the Church’. She spent twelve years as religious education head of department at a local secondary school. During this period, she was seconded for two years to work as an advisory religious education teacher in Gwynedd. She worked on Religious Education projects for the primary and secondary sector, carrying out and contributing to national and local INSeT. During that period she was responsible for editing a services booklet for the secondary sector.
After a period as a lecturer in the ‘Religion and Theology’ department at Bangor University, mainly lecturing on the Sociology of Religion, she joined the School of Education in 2001 as a lecturer and tutor on the secondary PGCE course.
She has a keen interest in developing effective Religious Education and maintaining standards in the field of teaching and learning the subject.
She is an A Level external examiner, WJEC Eastern Religions; a member of the WJEC A Level working group; External Examiner on the Religious Education Secondary PGCE course, Trinity St David University; runs annual workshops in co-operation with the Holocaust Educational Trust, ‘Clear Vision’ Centre and the ‘Theatre of learning,’ and attends NATRE courses and conferences regularly.
She is also a moderator on the MEP programme. She is a member of the editorial board for the 'Religious Education News' online magazine, a member of local SACREs and a member of the St Mary's board of trustees.