Andrew Pearce

Andrew Pearce

Associate Principal Lecturer

Phone: +44 (0)113 2837100 ext. 433
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Education/Academic qualification

  • Master of Arts, University of Leeds

  • Master of Education, University of Leeds

  • PGCE, St Martins College, Lancaster

  • Bachelor of Arts, University of Manchester


Andrew is an Associate Principal Lecturer in Secondary Education. After completing a BA (Hons) in Theology and Religious Studies, he went onto complete an MEd in Education and an MA in Theology and Religious Studies. He has also completed a PGCE and is currently studying towards a Professional Doctorate in Education.

Before joining Leeds Trinity University, Andrew worked as a Senior Lecturer in Education at York St John University. He has also been the Head of Humanities at Archbishop Holgates School in York, Head of RE at Garforth Community College in Leeds, a teacher of RE at St Aidans C of E High School in Harrogate and an Associate Lecturer at the Open University. When Andrew joined Leeds Trinity University in 2011 he was appointed the Programme Leader for the Masters in Teaching and Learning (MTL).

Andrew also reviews draft articles which are published in the academic journal Professional Development in Education.

Teaching and Administration

Andrew teaches on the following programmes:

  • Professional Studies – PGCE

  • PG Certificate – PGCE

  • MA in Education

  • BA (Hons) Secondary Education Sport and PE

He is currently developing a PG Certificate/ MA pathway with school partnerships


Research interests

Andrew has specific interests and expertise in: Teacher Resilience, Religious Education and Middle Leadership. His research areas are Teacher Resilience and Reflective Practice.

He is currently working on a Doctorate in Education on Teacher Resilience.