Experts Directory: education and teaching

Dr Ruth Boyask

  • @ Social justice in education
  • @ School reform
  • @ Work based learning
  • @ Change in schools
  • @ Innovation in schools
  • @ School improvement

Ms Rebecca Carter Dillon

  • @ Child poverty and social inequalities
  • @ Refugees and asylum seekers
  • @ Qualitative research methods
  • @ Social policy in Education
  • @ Equal opportunities in education
  • @ Diversity in education

Dr Robert Cook

  • @ Sustainable development education

Mr Howard Cotton

  • @ Primary schools
  • @ Languages
  • @ Primary school French
  • @ Primary school Spanish
  • @ Primary school German
  • @ Primary school curriculum
  • @ Picturebooks

Professor Megan Crawford

  • @ Education
  • @ Leadership in education
  • @ Headteachers
  • @ Emotion and leadership

Dr Ruth Boyask, Lecturer in Education Studies

The development of successful education policies should be centred around creating rounded individuals who can make a difference to society. Academic attainment is obviously part of that, but it should be balanced with valuing other kinds of achievement

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Dr Roger Cutting

  • @ Education
  • @ Environmental education
  • @ Sustainability education
  • @ Sex and relationship eductation
  • @ Global education

Mrs Kelly Davis

  • @ Science education
  • @ Engagement
  • @ Dissaffection
  • @ Disengaged
  • @ Dialogue
  • @ Confidence

Dr Clare Dowdall

  • @ Primary schools
  • @ Children's text production
  • @ Children's online development
  • @ Literacy education
  • @ English
  • @ Digital literacies

Dr Andrew Edwards-Jones

  • @ Qualitative research
  • @ Research-informed teaching
  • @ Pedagogic research
  • @ Undergraduate research
  • @ Student journals
  • @ Nvivo

Debby Cotton, Professor of Higher Education Pedagogy & Head of Educational Development

Energy use affects every aspect of contemporary life, and energy saving is a crucial part of our response to climate change and fossil fuel depletion, but ‘energy literacy’ among citizens remains patchy

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Dr Norman Gabriel

  • @ Early childhood
  • @ Young children
  • @ Process sociology
  • @ Norbert Elias
  • @ Relational sociology
  • @ Developmental psychology

Dr Ken Gale

  • @ Narrative enquiry
  • @ Performative writing
  • @ Collaborative writing
  • @ Deleuze
  • @ Autoethnography
  • @ Poststructuralism

Dr Suanne Gibson

  • @ Inclusive education
  • @ Disability
  • @ Critical pedagogy
  • @ Special educational needs
  • @ Undergraduate pedagogy
  • @ Research informed teaching

Dr Cath Gristy

  • @ Primary schools
  • @ Secondary schools
  • @ Inclusive education
  • @ Exclusion
  • @ Rural schools
  • @ Education deprivation

Dr Joanna Haynes

  • @ Philosophy in schools
  • @ Child philosophers
  • @ Teaching controversial subjects

Professor Megan Crawford, Director of Plymouth Institute of Education

We all know schools where those teachers who have been there for decades are the ones who make the school special, but I feel we have a job to do in ensuring our trainees leave full of enthusiasm and with a realistic appreciation of the challenges to come

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John Hilsdon

  • @ Critical thinking
  • @ Peer Learning
  • @ Learning Development

Mrs Rachael Hincks Knight

  • @ Teaching
  • @ Inclusion
  • @ Special educational needs
  • @ Behaviour management
  • @ Learning
  • @ Science education

Dr Ulrike Hohmann

  • @ Early childhood
  • @ Children and social policy
  • @ Family policy
  • @ Transnational research
  • @ Research with children
  • @ Childcare

Dr Valerie Huggins

  • @ Early years pedagogy
  • @ Initial teacher education, primary and early years
  • @ Education leadership
  • @ Education in majority world contexts
  • @ Early years education in Ethiopia
  • @ Intercultural capabilities
  • @ Early Childhood Education for Sustainability
  • @ Outdoor Learning

Professor Linda La Velle

  • @ Bioethics
  • @ Science education
  • @ Pedagogy and Technology
  • @ Teacher Education

Linda La Velle, Professor of Biology in Education

We are working on hugely exciting projects with the potential to change the way nature is taught and learned. They will raise interest in biology as a subject and enhance young people’s understanding of big issues, such as biodiversity and climate change

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Dr Marie Lavelle

  • @ Parenting
  • @ Sure Start Children's Centres
  • @ Early intervention
  • @ Parental voice
  • @ Social justice
  • @ Child poverty

Ms Pollyanna Magne

  • @ Feedback in higher education
  • @ Assessment in education
  • @ Internationalisation of higher education
  • @ Inclusive education and assessment
  • @ Behaviour management in higher education

Dr Julia Morgan

  • @ Social justice in education
  • @ Child social policy
  • @ Childhood anthropology
  • @ Children's perspectives

Dr Jenny Morris

  • @ Health education
  • @ Evidence-informed decision making
  • @ Team-based learning

Mr Miles Opie

  • @ Initial teacher education
  • @ Education in Finland

Mr Rod Parker-Rees

  • @ Infant development
  • @ Infant communication
  • @ Child playfulness
  • @ History of childhood

Steve Wheeler, Associate Professor (Senior Lecturer) in Information & Computer Technology

it is undoubtedly true that technology has transformed what we do and the way that we – and future generations – will think. But to ignore the pitfalls is to open ourselves up to risk, and sharing experiences is one potential way to overcome that

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Professor Jocey Quinn

  • @ Education
  • @ Social justice
  • @ Universties
  • @ Informal learning
  • @ Youth
  • @ NEETs

Mr Philip Selbie

  • @ Education, early years and primary, England
  • @ Education, pre-school, Czech Republic, Hungary
  • @ Governance, early years and primary, England

Dr Jenny Sharp

  • @ Mathematics education
  • @ Gifted and talented
  • @ Mathematics masterclasses
  • @ Mathematics enrichment schools
  • @ Primary school governor

Dr Denise Summers

  • @ Further education
  • @ Post compulsory education
  • @ Teacher training
  • @ Sustainable development education

Mrs Liz Taplin

  • @ Primary physical education
  • @ Physical literacy

Mr Steve Wheeler

  • @ E-Learning
  • @ Social networking
  • @ Distance learning
  • @ Twitter and Facebook
  • @ Web 2.0
  • @ Psychology of learning

Ms Karen Wickett

  • @ Learning environments for children and adults
  • @ Early years childcare and education policy
  • @ Babies and baby room practitioners