Staff Profiles: Education

Clare Harris

Clare Harris

Academic Course Leader in Early Childhood Studies

Education and Learning

Early childhood is a fascinating subject area which Clare has continued to engage with for over 20 years; both as a teacher, Early Years Leader and Lecturer.

Lynda Kay

Lynda Kay

Senior Lecturer in Inclusive Education / SEN & ACL MEd/MA International

Education and Learning

Lynda is an experienced Class Teacher, SENCO and Specialist Advisory Teacher for SEN/D. Lynda is passionate about improving outcomes for children with additional needs and supporting professionals to achieve this.

Tristan Middleton

Tristan Middleton

Senior Lecturer in Education and Academic Course Leader MA Education

Education and Learning

Tristan is a Senior Lecturer in the Early Years & Education Team. He is passionate about educational inclusion and the opportunities for higher education to have a positive impact upon education practice.

Richard Millican

Richard Millican

Senior Lecturer in Education

Education and Learning

Richard has worked as a teacher and teacher trainer across sectors in England and overseas including Spain, Egypt and Oman. He is particularly interested in how education can help social justice and in education for sustainable development.

Dr. Adeela ahmed Shafi

Dr. Adeela ahmed Shafi

Senior Lecturer in Education

Education and Learning

Adeela has a background in Psychology and has taught in Higher Education for the last 15 years, prior to this she taught in further education for 7 years. Adeela is committed to education for the most disadvantaged and on the peripherals of society.

Neil Gilbride

Neil Gilbride

Lecturer in Education

Education and Learning

Neil has an extensive multidisciplinary professional and academic background stretching over 12 years. His research specialises in using psychology to explore school leadership and organisations.

Dr. Alex Masardo

Dr. Alex Masardo

Academic Subject Leader: Early Years and Education

Education and Learning

Alex is the Academic Subject Leader for Early Years and Education, leading and delivering the academic strategy within the EYE subject community.

Joanne Munyard

Joanne Munyard

Lecturer Education and Early Years

Education and Learning

Joanne has expertise in Early Years and Coaching and Mentoring with particular interests in leadership, coaching and mentoring and grounded theory.

Rebecca Pritchard

Rebecca Pritchard

Senior Lecturer in Early Childhood Studies

Education and Learning

Rebecca has worked as a Primary School Teacher and Educational Psychologist, developing wide ranging interests in childrens development.

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Ben Screech

Lecturer in Primary English

Education and Learning

Ben Screech is an English subject specialist with a particular interest in children's and young-adult fiction, and specifically; its innovative use to support teaching and learning.

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Dr. Eve Tandoi

Lecturer in Education

Education and Learning

Eve’s research is situated at the intersection of literary studies, philosophy of education and sociology of childhood. She has an interest in education policy and research methods.

Sian Templeton

Sian Templeton

Senior Lecturer in Education Studies

Education and Learning

Sian is a qualified Educational Psychologist and has worked in a variety educational settings including schools and specialist provision. She’s interested in supporting the needs of vulnerable groups.

Dr. Paul Vare

Dr. Paul Vare

Senior Lecturer - Research Development

Education and Learning

Paul’s professional activity, research and publications focus on education for sustainable development a field in which he is internationally recognised as a thought leader.