Academic Staff

Academic staff profiles 

Professor Ann-Marie Bathmaker

Professor Ann-Marie Bathmaker

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 ...

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 3467

Email a.m.bathmaker@bham.ac.uk

Dr Tom Bisschoff

Dr Tom Bisschoff

Senior Lecturer

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 ...

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 4804

Email t.c.bisschoff@bham.ac.uk

Professor Adrian Blackledge

Professor Adrian Blackledge

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 ...

Telephone +44 (0)121 415 8221

Email a.j.blackledge@bham.ac.uk

Angela Bowes

Lecturer

Angela is a German and French specialist having completed her Teacher Training at Birmingham University. She has held a number of teaching posts in Worcestershire and as well as co-teaching on the MFL PGDipEd, she is an ExcellentTeacher/AST two days a week at Kingsley College in Worcestershire. Her area of expertise is the development of Teaching and Learning. Angela has also carried out ...

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 4404

Email a.bowes@bham.ac.uk

Dr Marion Bowl

Dr Marion Bowl

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 ...

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 4380

Email m.bowl.1@bham.ac.uk

Nick Bozic

Nick Bozic

Academic and Professional Tutor

Nick Bozic has worked as an academic and professional tutor on the initial training course for educational psychologists since 2004. His special interests include community psychology, strength-based practice, working with organisations and groups, evaluation design and the use of web-based technology to support learning. Nick also contributes teaching sessions on standarised test ...

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 5959

Email n.m.bozic@bham.ac.uk

Alison Broad

Alison Broad

Programme Lead

Alison is the programme lead on the PG Dip Ed Primary/ Early Years ITE course and is responsible for the day to day running of the university and school based training programe. She also heads up the science and computing modules on the programme.

Alison joined the School of Education in January 2010.   She has a very strong background in early ...

Telephone +44 (0)121 415 8191

Email a.broad@bham.ac.uk