Phillip Morgan HNC, BA, PhD

Lecturer

Carmarthen

Tel: 01267 225186
E-mail: p.morgan@uwtsd.ac.uk

Philip Morgan

Programme Director for:

  • MA Advocacy *
  • BA Advocacy Higher Education Certificate - Advocacy
  • Lecturer BA Social Studies
  • Lecturer MA Equality & Diversity in Society

Responsibilities:

  • School Ethical Proposals
  • Admissions Tutor (For BA Advocacy, BA Social Studies & MA Equality & Diversity in Society)
  • Personal Tutor (For programmes indicated above)
  • Terminal 4 Site Manager for Website
  • Research
  • Marketing

Responsible within the School:

  • School Ethical Proposals Admissions Tutor (For programme indicated above)
  • Personal Tutor (For programmes indicated above)
  • Terminal 4 Site Manager for Website
  • Research
  • Marketing

A wide range of experience within social-care work; including - Substance Misuse, Looked-After-Children, ‘Dads worker’, Playgroups and Children’s Nursery, Communities First (50 plus), Bail Hostel and more.

Researcher

Social research projects including a wide range of funded and non-funded projects relating to ‘Violence Against Women and Girls’, ‘Widening Access education’, ‘Looked After Children’ and ‘Life-course trajectories’

Current Research Interests:

PhD by Research: The Educational Aspirations of Care Leavers with H.E. provision

Widening Access

Power & Control: Oppression

Qualifications

  • Current: PhD by Research: CYPs Life-Course Trajectories.
  • 2013-2015: BA Social Inclusion: Communities Families and Individuals. First Class Honours. Awarded School Bursary.   
  • 2012-2013: Cymraeg I Oedolion (Welsh for Adults) Cwrs Mynediad  
  • 2012-2013: QCF Diploma in Health and Social Care, Level 3-Children and Young People
  • 2004-2006: Certificate in Education PCET (Post Compulsory Education and Training)
  • 1988-1990: HNC Business and Finance Studies-Merit
  • 1991-1992: Marketing Communications .Marketing Planning and Control    

British sociological Society since 2015

British Educational Research Association since 2015

Current focus centres on the continued development of both BA & MA Advocacy studies. As the first and only course of its kind within Wales and the UK this “flagship” course is ground-breaking seeking to meet the demand for professionalisation within the area of Social Advocacy; specifically here in Wales. Aspirations to grow this programme so as to include an MA Advocacy are of particular importance.

Includes funded and non-funded projects relating to ‘Violence Against Women and Girls’, ‘Widening Access education’, ‘Looked After Children’ and ‘Life-course trajectories’

  • Current PhD by Research: The Educational Aspirations of Care Leavers with H.E. provision
  • Enhancement themed Research: ‘Widening Access in HE Education’
  • Power & Control: Oppression.
  • 2015-todate: British Sociological Association (BSA)
  • 2015-todate: Application for Fellow of HEA in progress
  • 2013-todate: Member of Care Council for Wales
  • 2006-2012: Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Plumbing and Heating Engineering
  • 2008-2014: Member of The Chartered Institute of Engineers
  • External Programme Reader for new course provision
  • 2016-todate: Member of the West Wales Advocacy Forum Group
  • 2015-todate: Article reviewer for UWTSD Student Researcher
  • 2015-todate: Peer Reviewer for the Teaching and Teacher Education category within Elsevier Publishing.
  • 2015-todate: British Sociological Association (BSA)
  • 2015-todate: Application for Fellow of HEA (in progress)
  • 2013-2017: Member of Care Council for Wales
  • 2006-2012: Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Plumbing and Heating Engineering
  • 2008-2014: Member of The Chartered Institute of Engineers

Book Proposals

Planning Stage: Lohmann-Hancock, C., Welton, N., Morgan, P., & Davies, S., The Myth of Meritocracy in Education: Obtainable Aspiration or Political Myth, London: Palgrave.

On-going research includes:

Morgan, P (ongoing) Improving Life Trajectories for Looked-after-children. PhD Studies

Lohmann-Hancock, C & Morgan, P (2016) ‘Exploring the Learning Journeys of Non-Traditional Students: Retention and Progression in a Challenging World’, UWTSD: Enhancement Theme Project

Lohmann-Hancock, C & Morgan, P (2016) ‘Securing Employment through Education: Meritocracy and Social Mobility - An Obtainable Aspiration or Political Myth’ (pending)

Lohmann-Hancock, C & Morgan, P (2016) The Uncertainty of Students from a Widening Access Context Undertaking an Integrated Master’s Degree in Social Studies, (pending)

Lohmann-Hancock, C & Morgan, P, (ongoing) Perceptions of Youth Offending Panels: Response from Practitioners’ and Panel Members.

Welton, N, Lohmann-Hancock, C & Morgan, P (ongoing) Raising Awareness and Changing Attitudes with Young People about Violence against Women and Domestic Abuse: (Funded)

Welton, N, Lohmann-Hancock, C, Morgan, P (ongoing) Research Welsh Government: UNCRC training across Wales (Funded)

School Chair for Ethical Approval

Dissertation Lead for undergraduate programmes (BA Advocacy & BA Social Studies)