Mark is an independent writer and consultant on education, religion, worldviews, ecology, theology, and dialogue. A former teacher, academic, policy adviser, and charitable trust Director, Mark lives in South Cumbria, walking, writing fiction and supporting educational initiatives.
Currently Mark is an editor of the Reforming RE blog series, a theology and ethos adviser for Oasis Global, a Trustee/Director of Good Shepherd Multi-Academy Trust, in and serves on various advisory committees related to worldviews education, diversity education, and Religious Education policy. He is a Professor of Practice at the University of Cumbria. Mark has written or edited eight books, including theology (Jesus Christ, Learning Teacher: where theology and pedagogy meet, SCM Press, 2020), and RE (Does Religious Education have a Future?, Routledge, 2013; We Need to Talk about RE, Jessica Kingsley, 2017; Reforming; RE: Power and knowledge in a worldviews curriculum, John Catt, 2020).