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Dr Mary Mihovilovic

Programme Director - Master's in Education

Biography

Mary Mihovilović is Programme Director for the MA in Education programmes, which include the Master's in Leading Innovation and Change (LIAC), Pedagogy and Pedagogical Leadership in Physical Education and Sport (PLPES) programmes. She teaches on both the LIAC and Pedagogy programmes.

She is an experienced teacher of Religious Education and Classical Studies having taught in diverse inner city and suburban secondary schools and held senior leadership positions for 20 years, including 12 years in secondary headship. She has also worked as a Diocesan Inspector and educational consultant.

Mary joined St Mary’s University in 2009.

Areas of Scholarly Interest:

  • The experience of Catholic teachers in secular schools
  • The experience of non-Catholic teachers in Catholic schools
  • Religious Education
  • Catholic Education
  • The relationship between the religious identity and teacher identity
  • Holocaust Education 

Mary holds a Bachelor of Humanities (Hons) in Religious Studies and Classical Studies, PGCE (Secondary Religious Education), Masters’ degrees in Educational Leadership and Christian Spirituality and a Doctorate in Education.