Contact us - School of Education

General contact details for the University of Birmingham may be found at:


School of Education
University of Birmingham
Edgbaston, Birmingham 
B15 2TT, UK

For General Enquiries (see below for course enquiries)

Telephone: +44 (0)121 414 4866
Fax: +44 (0)121 414 4865

Key People

Head of School: Professor James Arthur

Director of Research: Profesor David Gillborn

Deputy Head of School: Professor Michael McLinden

Director of Education: Dr Kit Field

Heads of Department

Department of Disability, Inclusion and Special Needs: Professor Julie Allan
Department of Education and Social Justice: Professor Jane Martin
Department of Teacher Education: Dr Kit Field

Director of Postgraduate Research: Professor Michael Hand
Director of Professional Doctorates: Professor Ann-Marie Bathmaker 

Head of Quality Assurance & Enhancement: Dr Celia Greenway
Head of Student Support & Development: Dr Tracey Whatmore 

Welfare Tutor: Dr Tonie Stolberg

School Operations Manager: Loretta Gibson. Email:

General Course Enquiries

Undergraduate courses

Postgraduate taught courses

Postgraduate research

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