Our staff

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  • Paul Adams

    Senior Lecturer in Science Education

    Started career in 1977 at Streetly High School teaching Biology and Chemistry at ‘O’ level and ‘A’ level. Moved to T.P.Riley Community School in 1980 managing Biology taking responsibility as Head of Sixth Form and Post 16 Co-Ordinator until 1990. Studied for a Diploma in Primary Education accepting a post as Science &...

  • Ian Axtell BA (Hons); PGCE; DPSE; PG Cert; PG Dip; MEd

    Programme Lead for MTL/MEL

    Ian taught in a variety of schools for 20 years before joining the School of Education at Birmingham City University. His passions are for Arts (particularly music) and Physical Education which he led in a couple of high schools. Ian have always worked in primary schools as part of my teaching role. He finished this first part...

  • Julia Barnes

    Senior Teaching Fellow/Course Director

    Julia is the course director for the Foundation Certificate in English for Academic Purposes (FCEAP), a Level 3 English language and university preparation course for International and European students. She is  also module leader for three FCEAP modules: Speaking and Communication Skills, Birmingham: Past and Present and...

  • Dr Carolyn Blackburn

    Senior Research Fellow

    Carolyn has worked in childcare and education for nearly 20 years mainly in primary education and early years.  She has established a reputation for supporting children with special educational needs and disabilities. Carolyn is an external examiner for a Professional Master degree in Early Years and Inclusion with Specific...

  • Emma Bloor

    Senior Lecturer in Primary Languages

    Emma has had 20 years’ experience as a teacher in the UK and in Chile. She has worked in an HE university for seven years and specialises in English and foreign languages pedagogy. Emma's undergraduate degree focused on Drama in Education and has a postgraduate degree in Applied Linguistics.

  • Christopher Bolton

    Senior Lecturer in Drama Education

    Christopher is a Senior Lecturer in Drama Education here at BCU. Before this role he worked in a secondary school as a Drama Advanced Skills Teacher. He has a keen interest in how drama can create spaces for dialogic learning by working with reasoned imagination and the impact of the education systems on the nature of drama in...

  • Andy Brogan

    Lecturer in Education Studies

    After completing his BA in Politics at the University of Kent in 2008, Andy went on to work in a variety of different educational settings in the UK and Peru. In Peru Andy taught English as a Second Language in a variety of private institutes and universities and worked as a Project Manager for a small charity working on...

  • Peter Carr BA (Hons) PGCE MA

    PGCE Secondary Course Director, PGCE Art and Design Subject Leader

    Peter has taught Art and Design in secondary schools and FE colleges since completing a PGCE in Art and Design education. He has been involved in Initial Teacher Education firstly through the Art and Design PGCE course at Middlesex University where he was a initially a Subject Mentor in a partnership school and latterly...

  • Damienne Clarke

    Senior Lecturer in Professional Studies and History

    Prior to joining Birmingham City University in September 2013 my background was in Primary Education and I worked in six primary schools over a twenty three year period. I graduated from the University of Liverpool in 1989 and then completed a PGCE at the University of Durham. After qualifying in 1990 I taught for ten years...

  • Dr Tina Collins

    Senior Teaching Fellow

    Tina is a Senior Teaching Fellow in Initial Teacher Training. Her  responsibilities include planning and delivering ITT in Secondary English on the Teach First programme through face-to-face seminars, school visits and newly, webinars. Tina works mainly in the East of England. Her experience also includes training and...

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