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...

  • 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

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Mr Stuart Davison

    Senior Lecturer in Computer Science Education

    Stuart was an ICT and Computing teacher for 11 years. For a significant part of this time he was a Head of Department who led on changes to the National Curriculum that transformed the subject of ICT into the current Computer Science provision being delivered in schools today. In November 2012 he was appointed as a Computing at...

  • Neil Fraser Dickson

    Senior Lecturer in Primary Design and Technology and Computing

    Neil teaches on several BA/PGCE modules including primary computing, D&T and Science. He teaches about creativity and how to promote it within highly practical sessions following well established approaches to learning. He looks at the skills needed for the 21st century and ensure students are aware of the changes that are...

  • Professor Martin Fautley

    Professor of Education

    Professor Martin Fautley is director of research in the school of education and social work at Birmingham City University. He has a wealth of experience in music education, both in terms of pedagogy, and of music education research. After enjoying many years as a classroom music teacher, he then undertook full-time Doctoral...

  • David Foster

    Senior Lecturer in Primary and Early Years Mathematics

    I worked in a primary school within Sandwell LEA for the first three years of my career and then moved to a Birmingham primary school as a Mathematics coordinator. After four years I went to work at Newman University College as a Senior Lecturer in Mathematics and Mathematics Education.  I worked at Newman for seven years on...

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