Miss Katherine Gulliver

Miss Katherine Gulliver

Research Assistant in Education

Plymouth Institute of Education (Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Business)



Lecturer in BA Education/Foundation

Research Assistant

PhD Student


BA Education Combined 

MA Special Inclusive Education, Erasmus Mundus


Professional membership

BERA - The British Educational Research Association

Roles on external bodies

Regional coordinator for Williams Syndrome Foundation, Devon and Cornwall 



Research interests

Williams Syndrome, special educational needs and/or disabilities, inclusion, participatory research methods, 

Other research

BERA’s 2019–2020 research commission on the Early YearsCompeting Discourses of Early Childhood Education and Care (ECEC): Tensions, Impacts and Democratic Alternatives across the UK’s four jurisdictions

HEIF/KEEP (Knowledge Exchange and Enrichment Programme): Plymouth Institute of Education

PACEY (Professional Association for Childcare and Early Years) – Childminder Sustainability in England and Wales: May 2019-February 2020

Nuffield Foundation – A Systematic Review of Early Years Degrees and Employment Pathways: July 2019-June 2020

Grants & contracts

£750 from Williams Syndrome Foundation for travel expenses approved by the Professional Advisory Panel

£300 from University of Plymouth’s Roland Levinsky Memorial Fund Award through a competitive application process for extracurricular charity work