Professor Anne-Marie Glover

Anne-Marie Glover

Department of Social Work and Social Care
Professor of Social Work
Deputy Director of Education for the College of Social Sciences

Contact details

School of Social Policy
Muirhead Tower
University of Birmingham
B15 2TT

Anne-Marie is the Deputy Director of Education for the College of Social Sciences, and Professor of Social Work in the Department of Social Work and Social Care. She is a qualified and registered Social Worker, with a background in statutory Children & Family and Youth Justice social work practice. Anne-Marie’s areas of practice interest include leadership, children and family social work, and inter-professional working. Her research focuses on the meanings of relationships within partnership-based Social Work Education. 

Anne-Marie is a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, and a HEFi Scholar. She is also a member of Social Work England’s National Advisory forum and a member of University Senate.


  • PGCHE, University of Salford Manchester (2009)
  • MA Childcare Law & Practice, University of Keele (2008)
  • Advanced Award in Social Work (Post-Qualifying) (2008)
  • Diploma In Social Work (HE), Staffordshire University, (1997)


Anne-Marie has held a number of leadership roles including School Head of Quality, Academic Director for a Post Graduate social work programme, and interim Head of Department. She teaches on a number of qualifying social work programmes, and works with students undertaking the Senior Leaders Level 7 Degree Apprenticeship Programme. Anne-Marie is the University Co-lead and cohort Director for the Strengths Based Leadership programme in partnership with the Social Care Institute for Excellence. Anne-Marie also supports and mentors colleagues, including those undertaking the UoB Beacon scheme for Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy (HEA).

Prior to joining the University of Birmingham, Anne-Marie was a Lecturer at the University of Salford, Manchester, and Programme Leader for the PQ Professional Studies Childcare Award. Before this she was a Local Authority Staff Development and Training Manager, following a number of years in statutory Social Work practice.


Howard, A., Stanford, S., and Glover, A-M, (2019) ‘New generation leadership: Looking after tomorrow’, Strategic Leadership in Social Work Education, M Connolly, D Coffey and C Williams (eds.), Springer, Switzerland.

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