Staff Profiles: Neil Gilbride

Neil Gilbride

Staff Profile: Neil Gilbride
Lecturer in Education

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.

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Neil is a multidisciplinary academic with a wide range of professional and research experience. He teaches across MA Educational Leadership, Education and Inclusive Education. His research explores how developmental psychology can support leaders and organisations. As Business Development Lead, he works across sectors to maximize the School of Education's impact in Gloucestershire and beyond.


Award Title Institution Date
BSc (Hons) Biomedical Science St George's Hospital Medical School, University of London 2009
MEd (Cantab) Psychology and Education Hughes Hall, University of Cambridge 2011
PGCE Secondary Science Education Canterbury Christ Church University / Teach First 2012
PhD Education Leadership, Management and Administration University of Bath


MBPsS - British Psychological Society

Membership of professional bodies

Graduate Member of the British Psychological Society.

Teaching and research


Leadership in Context

Middle Leadership and Management

Managing and Leading Change in Organisations

Coaching and Mentoring Inclusive Practice - Dyslexia, Mental Health and Leadership for SENCOs


Undergraduate, Postgraduate


My work focuses on the applications of psychology to leadership, management and administration. At the moment, I am exploring the potential of Jane Loevinger's ego development construct in supporting the development of school leaders. More information at

External responsibilities

Subjects for media interviews

School Leadership and Headship

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