Malcolm Ross is currently Hon research Fellow at the University of Exeter. His work at Exeter University has been in the School of Education and in partnership with Dartington College of Arts, researching, publishing and training teachers in the area of the creative arts. He has also been involved in other institutions in the UK and Poland in the training of arts therapists and cultural animators.
He serves on the Publications Committee of the European Consortium of Arts Therapists, and is Visiting Professor of Arts Education at the Institute for the Arts in Therapy and Education (London Metropolitan University). He also teaches cultural animation students at the University of Silesia in Poland.
His publications include ‘The Creative Arts’, ‘The Aesthetic Impulse’, ‘Assessing Achievement in the Arts’ and ‘Evaluating Education Programmes in Arts Institutions’. He edited the Pergamon Press series, ‘Curriculum Issues in Arts Education’ during its six year run.
Malcolm was Founder Chair of the National Association for Education in the Arts and he recently advised the House of Commons Select Committee on Creative Partnerships (2008). His contribution to their Enquiry into the National Curriculum (2009) is cited and published in their Report.