Geof Hill holds a Reader position in the School of Education (HELS). His field of inquiry is professional practice and he has particular research interests in ways of publishing research and professionals undertaking research into their own practice through practice-led inquiry, practitioner inquiry and action inquiry.
Deputy Head of the School of Education and Social Work
Joanne was born and educated locally in the north of Birmingham. She trained to become a teacher on a four-year undergraduate route in the Black Country. Joanne's expertise is predominantly in early years and KS1 and before joining Birmingham City University, she was Deputy Head Teacher/Acting Head Teacher at Acocks Green...
Senior Lecturer in Early Years, PGCE 3-7 Route Leader
I have spent over 20 years working in primary schools on the north side of Birmingham. In those schools I co-ordinated the English curriculum. I was also the Foundation Stage and Key Stage 1 co-ordinators or phase leaders. I worked for two years at University College, Birmingham on the PGCE Early Years course and Early...
Visiting Lecturer and PhD Student
Charlotte began her academic career at Warwick University, where she completed a BA in Early Childhood Studies. She is currently completing her PhD at Birmingham City University and teaches on the Early Childhood Studies BA (Hons) and PGCE Primary and Early Years courses.
Senior Lecturer in Early Childhood Education Studies
Eleni Kanira is a PhD graduate of the University of Warwick and a Senior Lecturer in Early Childhood Education at Birmingham City University. She trained and worked as an Early Years teacher, co-ordinator and consultant in various Primary schools and Early Years centres and as a drama teacher in schools and Theatre spaces. ...
Gero qualified as a Social Worker in 2000. Upon qualifying as a Social Worker Gero worked within a Local Authority generic adult team. She started supervising social work students on placement when she became a Senior Practitioner in 2002. In 2005 Gero gained employment as a Practice Educator within a Local Authority...
Associate Dean Research and Business Development
Birmingham City University Associate Dean: Research and Business Development, Faculty of Health, Education and Life Sciences Jan 2011 - University of Wolverhampton Associate Dean, Education Jan 2004 – Dec 2010 University of Wolverhampton Principal Lecturer, Post Compulsory Education Apr 2003 – Dec...
Lecturer in Social Work
Caroline worked as a social work practitioner in a community setting for a number of years with a range of adult service user groups, primarily within the fields of learning disability and mental health. Caroline joined BCU as a full-time social work lecturer in Sept 2006, and teaches across a variety of modules, specializing...
Programme Director Early Childhood Studies
Having spent 10 years teaching in a variety of primary and infant schools in Birmingham, Rosemarie had the opportunity to develop a service within the local authority of a team of early years specialist whose role was to support and develop early years practice and provision across the maintained and non-maintained sector. ...
Senior Lecturer in Secondary Mathematics
Helen studied at Cambridge University to gain her Maths degree, before heading on to Kings College London to complete her PGCE. She went on to teach Maths in a secondary school in London, progressing to the Head of Faculty for Maths, Business and Economics. Helen moved to a secondary school in Birmingham before joining...