Michael joined the Jubilee Centre for Character and Virtues in 2012 after having attained his BA in Philosophy. He is a Research Associate for the centre’s team who have a central interest in the role of virtue within the contemporary education system and the potential the subject has to assist future generations in living successful and fulfilled lives, both within and outside the ...
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Principal, University Training School
Michael is a highly experienced school leader who has been appointed as the first Principal of the University of Birmingham School – the country’s first secondary ‘University Training School’ which will open in September 2015. The School aims to transform lives by creating a learning community that will maximise the personal and academic achievement of all of its ...
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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 Primary Education and Early Years
John Ryan joined the School Of Education in September 2012. He teaches Professional studies on the PGDip in Primary Education (PGCE Advanced) Primary and Early Years Course. Prior to this he worked for six years at Newman University as a Senior Lecturer in Professional Studies. John has worked in many Primary schools in Birmingham and he was a senior member of staff in all the schools he ...
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