Education Policy

Disability and special educational needs

Professor Julie Allan, Professor of Equity and Inclusion,
Head of the school of Education

A specialist in disability, special educational needs and educational policy. She is also an expert adviser to the Council of Europe. 

Character Education


Professor James Arthur,  Deputy Pro-Vice Chancellor and Director of the Jubilee Centre for Character and Virtues, School of Education

The UK’s leading academic on character education, and on policy entrepreneurship in education.  He has written widely on the relationship between theory and practice in education. 

Professor Kristján Kristjánsson, Professor of Character Education and Virtue Ethics,
Deputy Director of the Jubilee Centre for Character and Virtues

A specialist in educational psychology and values education. He has written extensively on themes in general education, moral education, and educational psychology. 

Dr Tom Harrison, School of Education, Director of Education,
Jubilee Centre for Character and Virtues

A specialist in character and virtue ethics, youth social action, citizenship, and community development. He has worked with schools, colleges, employers, voluntary sector organisations and policy makers across Britain, as well as internationally.