Membership of professional bodies
She is a member of the Philosophy of Education Society of Great Britain and the British Educational Research Association.
Dr Haight has conducted a number of studies for national agencies and non-governmental organisations in the areas of more able and talented learners, including the UK Department for Education and Skills/Department for Children, Schools and Families, the Stephen Lawrence Charitable Trust, CfBT Educational Trust,
the Kuwait Foundation for the Advancement of Sciences, and the Welsh Government.
Recent conference papers
- Haight, A. (2004) A review of identifying the gifted in mainstream secondary schools: The experience of England's Excellence in Cities programme. European Council for High Ability, Pamplona, September 2004.
- Haight, A. (2007) A new model of vocational giftedness. World Conference for Gifted and Talented Children. University of Warwick, August 2007.
- Haight, A. (2009) Is there such a thing as vocational giftedness? World Conference for Gifted and Talented Children, Vancouver, BC, August 2009.
- Haight, A. (2010) Vocational giftedness: A helpful concept? British Educational Research Association, University of Warwick, September 2010.
- Haight, A. (2010) Nurturing engineering talent in the inner city. Inaugural research conference of the Education and Employment Taskforce, University of Warwick, October 2010.
- Convenor of research seminar: Reconceptualising 'gifted and talented' education: re-imagine, retrench, or reject? Oxford Brookes University, June 2011.
- Haight, A. (2012) The academic-vocational divide: Are notions of 'gifted & talented' relevant and useful to vocational education? Paper presented to the inaugural research conference of the Edge Foundation. Birmingham, 16 November 2012.
- Haight, A. (2013) The academic-vocational divide. Keynote presentation to the Annual IBCC Conference of the International Baccalaureate Schools and Colleges Association. London, 10 June 2013.
Following the award of her doctorate, Annie Haight worked in academic publishing and as an independent consultant designing and writing educational materials for university, professional and other organisational contexts, with a particular specialism in teachers' continuing professional development. She has worked at the Open University as a Continuing Education Editor and as a tutor in US History at St Catherine's College, Oxford, and the former Ealing College of Higher Education.
- BA(Hons) in History from the University of Montana
- DPhil in Modern History from the University of Oxford
- PGCert in Teaching in Higher Education from Oxford Brookes University