Professor of Vocational and Higher Education
Ann-Marie Bathmaker joined the University of Birmingham in 2012 as Professor of Vocational and Higher Education. She started her career working in provision of English for Speakers of Other Languages, and she then worked as a local authority advisor for equal opportunities as part of the Technical and Vocational Education Initiative, before moving into higher education. Her career in ...
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Tom started his career as a high school teacher in economics and accountancy. He was a member of the academic staff of the following tertiary institutions: University of South Africa (Pretoria, South Africa), Central University of Technology (Bloemfontein, South Africa), Vista University (Sebokeng, South Africa) and the University of Johannesburg before joining the University of ...
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Professor of Bilingualism
Director of the MOSAIC Centre for Research on Multilingualism
Adrian Blackledge is Director of the MOSAIC Centre for Research on Multilingualism. He is author of numerous articles and books based on his research on multilingualism in education and wider society. His books include Heteroglossia as Practice and Pedagogy (2014); The Routledge Handbook of Multilingualism (2012); Multilingualism. A Critical Perspective (2010); Discourse and Power in a ...
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Senior Lecturer in Education
Marion is Senior Lecturer in Education in the School of Education, Department for Education and Social Justice. Her areas of research and teaching expertise include post-compulsory education,adult and informal education, widening participation in further and higher education and education in the context of globalisation and internationalisation. In the School of Edication she is ...
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Professor of Educational Linguistics
Deputy Director of MOSAIC, Centre for Research on Multilingualism
Angela Creese is professor of educational linguistics in the School of Education.
Her research and teaching cross references anthropology, linguistics and education. She uses ethnography to investigate ideologies and interactions in educational and other social settings. Her research publications cover urban multilingualism, language ecology, multilingual ethnography, ...
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Professor of Education Policy Research
Director of Research
Peter is Deputy Head of School and Director of Research. He also leads the Centre for Higher Education Equity and Access. He is programme lead for the Masters in School Improvement and Educational Leadership.
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Laura became Lecturer at the School of Education in 2011 after completing a Birmingham Research Fellowship. Prior to that she worked as a member of a team on a large-scale research programme, the National Evaluation of the Children's Fund (DfES) at the University of Birmingham. She joined the University of Birmingham from the University of Oxford where she held an ESRC research studentship and ...
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Professor of Critical Race Studies
Director of the Centre for Research in Race & Education (CRRE) and Editor-in-Chief, Race Ethnicity and Education
David is Professor of Critical Race Studies, editor-in-chief of the journal ‘Race Ethnicity and Education’, and Director of the Centre for Research in Race and Education (CRRE).
David’s research focuses on race inequalities in education, especially the role of racism as a changing and complex characteristic of the system. He has written 6 books and ...
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Professor of Urban Education History
Director of the Voices of War & Peace Centre
Ian Grosvenor is Professor of Urban Educational History. He is author of numerous articles and books on racism, education and identity, the visual in educational research, the material culture of education and the history of urban education. Books include, Assimilating Identities. Racism and Education in Post 1945 Britain (1997), Silences and Images. The Social History of the Classroom ...
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Senior Lecturer in Educational Linguistics
Maggie's research focuses on second language learning and second language teacher development. She has taught English as a Foreign Language (EFL) in Slovakia and Thailand at primary, secondary and higher education levels, English for Academic Purposes (EAP) in the UK and has worked with language teachers from all over the world, particularly from China, Japan and Slovakia. She is a ...
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Lecturer in Psychology and Education
Graeme is a Lecturer in Psychology & Education in the School of Education, Contributing to Undergraduate, Post Graduate Taught and Doctoral programmes.
He started his career in FE before joining the University of Birmingham. His areas of research and teaching expertise include Psychology of Motivation and Learning, Lifespan Development, Lifelong learning, Cultural ...
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Senior lecturer in social history and education and Deputy Head of Department
Kevin joined the University of Birmingham in 2000 and teaches social history and education on the BA Childhood, Culture and Education. He is a member of the editorial boards for the journals, Education Review, History of Education and Paedagogica Historica.
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Deputy Director, Centre for Research in Race & Education
Nicola is a Lecturer within the School of Education and Deputy Director of the Centre for Research in Race & Education.
She is interested in practices that enable and challenge the continued manifestation of race inequity in contemporary societies. Understanding the role of privilege and power which are often overlooked in race debates is a key aspect of her work. ...
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Director, BA in Education
Janette joined the Department in 2013 and is Director of the BA in Education. She has lived and worked in Australia, China and the UK. Her interests are in cross-cultural teaching, internationalising the curriculum, international students, China’s curriculum reform, and pedagogy and scholarship in Confucian-heritage cultures. She previously taught Chinese in primary and secondary ...
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Lecturer in Science and Science Education
Admissions Tutor (Undergraduate Programmes)
His current work draws on both his background in research chemistry and psychology, and new data as to what practices (philosophically, educationally, pedagogically and culturally) might best be adopted to encourage personally meaningful educational practices.
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Deputy Director, Centre for Research in Race & Education
Paul Warmington is a Senior Lecturer in the School of Education and Senior Tutor on the BA (Hons) Education programme. He has taught and researched for more than twenty years, firstly in FE then in higher education. He is an Associate of HEA’s Centre for Sociology, Anthropology & Politics. He is a member of the editorial boards of Journal of Vocational Education & Training, ...
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Professor of Sociology of Education
Director, Public Service Academy
Deborah Youdell is Professor of Sociology of Education in the School of Education and is the Director of the Public Service Academy, an initiative that brings together the public service expertise of the College of Social Sciences to engage and inform public service bodies in Birmingham as well as nationally and internationally.
Deborah's work in the Sociology of ...
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