Hayley Douglas

Job Role
Senior Lecturer in Youth and Community Studies
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Hayley is a JNC professionally qualified Youth Worker with 20 years’ experience of working with young people in a variety of settings; including in youth clubs, outreach and detached youth work and work with youth justice and young carers. Hayley uses this experience to inform her teaching on the youth work courses at WGU.

Hayley is currently programme leader for the level 7 MA programmes, and teaches on a number of the undergraduate modules also, as well as short courses such as Digital Youth Work, Mentoring and Safeguarding. Hayley is passionate about youth work, and teaching others to work with young people.

Foremost Hayley believes that everyone should have the opportunity to study at University, and that everyone can achieve with hard work, determination and the right support.

Hayley is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, and External Examiner on similar courses at DeMontfort University and Cardiff Metropolitan University. In her spare time Hayley currently supports a local church as Safeguarding Officer, and enjoys being outside exploring North Wales with her family and their dog.