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Neil Gilbride

Lecturer in Education

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. Chevron icon


I am a multidisciplinary academic with a wide range of professional and research experience. I teach across MA Educational Leadership, Education and Inclusive Education programmes. My research explores how developmental psychology can support leaders and organisations. As Business Development Lead, I work across sectors to maximize the School of Education and Humanities’ impact in Gloucestershire and beyond.


  • 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 & 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


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 publications from Neil Gilbride can be found in the Research Repository.