Portrait of Dr Glynn Jones Dr Glynn Jones

g.r.jones@hud.ac.uk | 01484 478159


Qualifications: BA (Hons), Cert Ed, MA, MSc, EdD, RSA Cert TEFLA, FHEA

Glynn Jones is the Subject Area Leader for postgraduate taught courses in the Department of Education and Community Studies. He teaches mainly on the MA Suite of Courses and the MA TESOL. He began teaching in High Schools in Staffordshire but moved into teaching English as a Foreign Language. He spent two years working in Indonesia and over five years in Japan. After returning to the UK he taught primarily on higher education courses at a Further Education College in the Midlands.

Research and Scholarship

International experience 

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Nagasaki, Japan: Business English Tutor, 1995 - 1997

Shumei Kawagoe High School, Saitama, Japan: English Teacher, 1994 - 1995

British Council Tokyo, Japan: English Teacher, 1989 - 1991

Sultan Agung Islamic University, Semarang, Indonesia:  English Lecturer, 1986 – 1988

Current research interest 

  • The internationalisation of Higher Education

  • Education for the knowledge economy

  • The links between education and national development


Publications and Other Research Outputs


Jones, G (2017) ‘An examination of the factors influencing students’ decisions to study HE in FE’. In: SCUTREA 2017, 4-6th July 2017, Edinburgh University


Jones, G (2013) ‘Decision-making about HEIs among students of the 'mass' HE sector’. In: The Journal of Vocational Education and Training Tenth International Conference, 5-7th July 2013, Worcester College, Oxford


Fellow of the Higher Education Academy

Research Degree Supervision

Areas for postgraduate research supervision

  • Globalization and international education

  • Education and economic development


Further information is available about Research Topics and Supervision within the School of Education and Professional Development.

Teaching and Professional Activities

Subject Area Leader: Postgraduate Taught Courses


Module Tutor:

  • Education Society and Development

  • Comparative Approaches to Learning

  • Second Language Learning


PhD Supervisor