Hugh is Senior Lecturer within the School of Education at the University of the West of Scotland (UWS), and has responsibility for managing and developing the Career-Long Professional Learning portfolio. He has substantial experience of education across phases and has experience of school leadership. Hugh has contributed to undergraduate and postgraduate teacher education programmes both in Scotland and England. Is a university external examiner; interim Chair of the International Professional Development Association ( ipda Scotland Chapter)and serves on the Teacher Educator Research Development Committee (RDC) of the Association of Teacher Educators - Europe (ATEE). Research interests lie primarily within the area of situated cognition; technology enhanced learning; professional development of Teacher Educators, professional development of Higher Education Educators.