Head of Department: Professional Development, Research and Enterprise
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Amanda has worked in higher, further, adult education and the voluntary sector for 30 years as a lecturer, writing developer and researcher and is currently employed as Head of Department: Professional Development, Research and Enterprise in the School of Education.
Her PhD in Education: ‘Through a glass darkly”: Lecturers perceptions of Academic Writing’: was about lecturers’ perceptions of academic writing and writing development practices in higher education.
Her other research interests include academic writing, learner development in higher education , participatory research with children, transition experiences in education, employment literacies, widening participation and social justice, radical methodologies, critical pedagogies, postgraduate teaching and learning. I have presented on published on these areas nationally and internationally.