Lecturer in Science Education
John taught Science and Physics in secondary schools for fourteen years, including as a Head of Science. For three years, he worked part time at the University of Warwick on the Science PGCE course and part-time in school. He joined the University of Birmingham in 2007 as Lecturer in Science Education with a focus on Physics initial teacher education.
Telephone +44 (0) 121 414 4833
Dr Lila Kossyvaki joined ACER in the School of Education as a Research Fellow. She is an autism specialist teacher and she has a strong interest in school-based interventions to promote social communication in children with autism and learning difficulties. Before her PhD she worked in a research centre at the University of Athens and as a lecturer in the Public Institute of Vocational Training ...
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Ben Kotzee is lecturer in the School of Education. He works on topics in the philosophy of education and focuses on applying insights from contemporary epistemology to questions regarding intellectual character development. He has written on the epistemic aims of education and on the nature and development of expertise; he is the editor of a special edition of the Journal of Philosophy of ...
Professor of Character Education and Virtue Ethics, and Deputy Director of the Jubilee Centre for Character and Values
Kristján Kristjánsson’s research orientation can best be summed up as that of Aristotle-inspired philosophical scrutiny of theories in educational psychology and values education, with special emphasis on the notions of character and emotional virtue. He has written extensively on themes in general education, moral education, educational psychology, moral philosophy and ...
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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 ...
Telephone +44(0)121 4148056