Staff Profiles: Learning and Professional Contexts

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Steve Bullock

Steve Bullock

Academic Course Leader for various children and youth related courses

Social Work and Social Care

Steve Bullock has been involved in youth work since he was a young person. He has developed a substantial portfolio of practice in different settings. His experience, current PHD studies and international projects inform his teaching

Rachel Eperjesi

Rachel Eperjesi

Senior Lecturer in Primary Education and Course Leader for PGCE Primary

Teacher Education

Following a successful teaching career in local primary schools, Rachel is now a member of the English and Professional Studies teaching teams in the Primary Education department.

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Amanda Evans

Academic Course Lead for the Non-Medical Prescribing and Senior lecturer in Clinical Pharmacology

Allied Health Professions

Nursing

I have been a senior lecturer for six years, and for many years before that I was a Chief Pharmacist for a large NHS Trust based in the Midlands.

Emma Howell

Emma Howell

Academic Course Leader for BEd Primary

Teacher Education

Academic Course Leader for BEd Primary programme and Senior Lecturer (Initial Teacher Training and Foundation Degree programmes).

Lynda Kay

Lynda Kay

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

Early Years and Education Studies

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

Early Years and Education Studies

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

Early Years and Education Studies

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.

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Rita Owen

Academic Course Leader for School Direct Salaried and Senior lecturer in English and Early years

Teacher Education

Academic Course Leader for School Direct Salaried and Senior Lecturer for English and Early Years across Initial Teacher Training programmes.

Matt Perry

Matt Perry

Senior Lecturer & Academic Course Lead, Paramedic Science

Allied Health Professions

Matt is a Senior Lecturer and Academic Course Lead for Paramedic Science and takes a leading role in a number of aspects of the programme.

Stephen Winstone

Stephen Winstone

Strategic Lead for Partnerships

Teacher Education

Stephen has been the Secondary PGCE Course Leader for the last 7 years. He has leadership and management responsibilities for the course and lectures on the Professional Studies programme.

Dr. Adeela ahmed Shafi

Dr. Adeela ahmed Shafi

Reader in Education

Early Years and Education Studies

Adeela has a background in Psychology and has taught in Higher Education within the field of 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, such as young offenders.

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Dr. Liz Berragan

Senior Lecturer in Nursing

Nursing

Liz is passionate about learning and teaching, guiding and supporting students to become compassionate and responsive healthcare practitioners. Her research interests include student experiences of learning and teaching in healthcare education, the development of professional identity for healthcare students, simulation-based education and inter-professional learning for healthcare.

Richard Brice

Richard Brice

Senior Lecturer in Education

Teacher Education

Richard is a senior lecturer in Primary Education and mainly teaches on Primary Computing and Design Technology across the various teacher training courses.

Cathy Burch

Cathy Burch

Senior Lecturer in Primary Education, specialising in Modern Foreign Languages

Teacher Education

Cathy is a Lecturer in Primary Education, specialising in Modern Foreign Languages

Emma Butler

Emma Butler

Lecturer in Early Years

Early Years and Education Studies

Graded an outstanding Early Years Teacher by Ofsted in 2015, Emma is now a lecturer on the undergraduate Early Childhood Studies course and mentor on the Early Years Initial Teacher Training course.

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Joanne Cobby

Coach in Practice

Nursing

Coach in Practice

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Wendy Cox

Coach in Practice

Nursing

Nursing and coach in practice

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Richard Dobbs

Lecturer

Social Work and Social Care

Richard is one of the lecturers on the Youth Work courses and contributes to the range of Health and Social Care modules

Justin Dunne

Justin Dunne

Senior Tutor for the School of Health and Social Care

Social Work and Social Care

Having spent a number of years in practice working with vulnerable people, Justin is passionate about understanding and communicating evidence-based practice to ensure the best possible care.

Charlotte-Elias

Charlotte Elias

Lecturer in Nursing

Nursing

Charlotte is a member of the nursing academic team, teaching on a variety of programmes including: BSc Adult Nursing, Trainee Nursing Associate and the Trainee Assistant Practitioner Programme.

Lindsay Evans

Lindsay Evans

Senior Lecturer in Education

Teacher Education

At the University of Gloucestershire, Lindsay is a Senior Lecturer in Education, mainly teaching Primary Computing across teacher training courses.

Chris Ford

Chris Ford

Senior Lecturer, Sports Journalism

Music and Media

Chris Ford is a Broadcaster with 18 years in the TV industry.

Dr. Colin Forster

Dr. Colin Forster

Senior Lecturer in Primary Education: Science

Teacher Education

Colin teaches as a member of the primary science and professional studies teams, following a successful career as a teacher in various schools and educational settings.

Neil Gilbride

Neil Gilbride

Lecturer in Education

Early Years and Education Studies

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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David Goodger

Lecturer in Education

Teacher Education

David teaches as a member of the English and professional studies teams, following a varied career which included working as a senior leader in primary school and for local authority advisory teams.

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Dr. Hannah Grist

Academic Course Leader: PGCAP and Academic Professional Apprenticeships

Early Years and Education Studies

Hannah is Academic Course Leader for the Postgraduate Certificate in Academic Practice and the Academic Professional Apprenticeship.

David Hambling

David Hambling

Course Leader Social Work BSc Hons Degree

Social Work and Social Care

Social work is a responsible and privileged career finding out about peoples lives, listening to their stories and ensuring their rights are respected. Helping people make sense of what is happening in their lives is incredibly important. David's passion is to help students learn about the knowledge, skills and values required to practice as a social worker.

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Kate Hammond

Lecturer in Social Work, Social Care and Youth Work

Social Work and Social Care

I am a Qualified Social Worker and Senior Practitioner, who is registered with HCPC. I have 12 years experience in 'Front Line' Children and Families Social Work for both the Local Authority, and therapeutically within the private sector. I joined the University in June 2018 as a Lecturer in Social Work, Social Care and Youth Work. My specialism is mental ill health in children and young people, and trauma and attachment.

Clare Harris

Clare Harris

Senior Lecturer in Early Childhood Studies

Early Years and Education Studies

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.

Ruth Hollier

Ruth Hollier

Senior Lecturer in Primary Education

Teacher Education

At the University of Gloucestershire, Ruth is a Senior Lecturer in Primary Education and part of the Primary Maths Team.

Simon Hyde-White

Simon Hyde-White

Senior Lecturer in Primary ITE: RE and Mathematics

Teacher Education

Senior Lecturer in Primary ITE: RE and Mathematics

Michael Isles

Michael Isles

Senior Lecturer in Social Work

Social Work and Social Care

Qualified social worker and legal academic specialising in mental health and social work law.

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Andy Lloyd

Lecturer

Nursing

Andy Lloyd currently works at the Department of Applied Sciences, University of Gloucestershire as a Lecturer in Nursing. As well as conducting action research in the nursing field, Andy pursues independent qualitative research in Astrophysics and Astronomy, with an interest in the outer solar system. He is the author of three books, and has had several chapters and articles published in a variety of books and magazines.

Dr. Alex Masardo

Dr. Alex Masardo

Academic Subject Leader: Early Years and Education

Early Years and Education Studies

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

Jacqueline McNeil

Jacqueline McNeil

Senior Lecturer Primary Education

Teacher Education

Jackie graduated with a BEd (Hons) degree in primary education and taught in a range of primary schools in three different counties in England as well as at a British Forces school in Germany before deciding to move into initial teacher education.

Joanne Munyard

Joanne Munyard

Lecturer Education and Early Years

Early Years and Education Studies

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

Joanna Rigg

Joanna Rigg

Senior Lecturer in Primary Education (Geography and Professional Studies)

Teacher Education

Joanna is fascinated by how we learn and a varied teaching career has provided many opportunities to puzzle over the possibilities of how we can use this understanding to teach more effectively.

Eve Scarle

Eve Scarle

Senior Lecturer in Sport and Exercise

Allied Health Professions

Eve joined the University in 2006 with a background of working in the NHS as a Physiotherapist.

Russ Shalofsky

Russ Shalofsky

Senior Lecturer in Primary ITE

Teacher Education

Senior lecturer in Primary ITE and Education Studies

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Shaun Stammers

Senior Lecturer in Education

Early Years and Education Studies

Shaun has been an FE teacher since 1999 and has previously led teams at two large colleges across the A-Level, Access to HE, and Initial Teacher Training curriculums.

Eve-Tandoi

Dr. Eve Tandoi

Lecturer in Education

Early Years and Education Studies

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

Early Years and Education Studies

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.

Kate Thomson

Kate Thomson

Senior Lecturer in Primary Education: History and English

Teacher Education

Senior Lecturer in Primary ITE: History and English

Dr. Paul Vare

Dr. Paul Vare

Senior Lecturer - Research Development

Early Years and Education Studies

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.

Michelle Ward

Michelle Ward

Senior Lecturer in Early Years

Early Years and Education Studies

Michelle Ward is a Senior Lecturer in Early Years at the University of Gloucestershire. Her modules include Early Childhood Contemporary Issues and Children's Well-Being. She also acts as Academic Link Tutor for a partner college.

Dr. Tracey Wire

Dr. Tracey Wire

Senior Lecturer in Primary Education

Teacher Education

Tracey works in Initial Teacher Education in the primary sector and teaches across undergraduate and postgraduate courses, focusing on English, History and PSHEE. She also supervises students studying for Masters level qualificatons.

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Julie Mordin

Coach in Practice

Nursing

Mental Health Coach in Practice