Staff Profiles: Education, Inclusion and Special Educational Needs

Dr. Adeela Ahmed Shafi

Dr. Adeela Ahmed Shafi

Reader in Education

Early Years and Education Studies

I have a background in Psychology and have been in Higher Education within the field of Education for the last 15 years, prior to which I taught in further education for 7 years. I have an MEd in Psychology of Education and a PhD in the education of young offenders.

Cathy Burch

Cathy Burch

Senior Lecturer in Primary Education, specialising in Modern Foreign Languages

Teacher Education

I am a Lecturer in Primary Education, specialising in Modern Foreign Languages

Neil Gilbride

Neil Gilbride

Lecturer in Education

Early Years and Education Studies

I have a multidisciplinary professional and academic background stretching over 12 years. I use this to research new ways of exploring school leadership and organisational life.

Lynda Kay

Lynda Kay

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

Early Years and Education Studies

I am an experienced Class Teacher, SENCO and Specialist Advisory Teacher for SEN/D. I am passionate about improving outcomes for children with additional needs and supporting professionals in schools and settings in their work to achieve this.

Tristan Middleton

Tristan Middleton

Senior Lecturer in Education and Academic Course Leader MA Education

Early Years and Education Studies

I am a Senior Lecturer in the Early Years & Education Team. I am 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

Early Years and Education Studies

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

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Shaun Stammers

Senior Lecturer in Education

Early Years and Education Studies

I am passionate about teaching and paricularly the transformational effects of post-compulsory education and training. My personal interests include history, literature and politics although my spare time is most often filled with gardening!

Eve-Tandoi

Dr. Eve Tandoi

Lecturer in Education

Early Years and Education Studies

My interests in children’s literature and pedagogy were generated through my Doctoral research. This together with my background in philosophy and interest in education policy fuel my current research.

Sian Templeton

Sian Templeton

Senior Lecturer in Education Studies

Early Years and Education Studies

I’m a qualified Educational Psychologist and have worked in a variety Educational settings including schools and specialist provision. I’m interested in supporting the needs of vulnerable groups.

Dr. Paul Vare

Dr. Paul Vare

Senior Lecturer - Research Development

Early Years and Education Studies

My interests in education and sustainable development have taken me from Africa to the Arctic, working with small charities, multi-national companies and the UN.