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Research Students

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  • Anthony Anderson

    PhD Student

    Anthony’s research area considers the Music curriculum and how it is sequenced for effective musical learning. He has been working on his PhD whilst a full time music teacher. Anthony is also an accredited Advanced Skills Teacher, coach and Outstanding Facilitator with the National College. He is an experienced initial teacher...

  • Adam Bethlenfalvy

    PhD Student

    I have worked in Kerekasztal Theatre in Education Centre – Central Europe’s first TIE company since 1998. I worked with Big Brum TiE, Birmingham for two years between 2004-2006. I have been the international officer for the Hungarian Drama/Theatre in Education Association for two years. I have organized a number of...

  • Miss Victoria Anne Birmingham

    GRTA (Graduate Research and Teaching Assistant)

    In 2008 Victoria graduated from the University of Birmingham with a 2:1 in Biological Sciences. After a few years working in retail she started her PGCE in Primary Education at Newman University College (now Newman University). Graduating in 2012, she began her NQT year teaching Year 5 in a deprived area of Birmingham. She...

  • Amanda Browne

    Programme Leader – FdSc Nursing Associate

    Amanda qualified as a registered general nurse in 1987 and she has worked in the UK in surgery and ICU. Amanda has also worked in New Zealand in an ambulatory care department and as a school nurse. She managed a Programme that supported newly qualified nurses in their first year of practice and taught at the University of...

  • Francesca Christmas

    PhD Student

    Francesca works for Trinity College London as Head of Academic Governance for Music, overseeing Trinity’s UK and international music work in both music assessment and teacher training. Francesca studied as a singer at Trinity College of Music and got her first teaching job in a London Music Service as an instrumental and...

  • Kirsty Devaney

    PhD Student

    I completed my undergraduate degree in Composition at Birmingham Conservatoire studying with Joe Cutler and Howard Skempton. I have worked with professional ensembles such as Orchestra of the Swan, BCMG, CBSO and Orkest de Ereprijs and I specialise in working with young and non-professional musicians. I have been commission by...

  • Joanne Hill

    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...

  • Rosemarie Lowe

    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. ...

  • Shannon Ludgate

    PhD Student / Part-Time Lecturer

    Shannon completed her undergraduate studies in 2014 in Early Childhood Education, and in the same year started her PhD researching young children’s touchscreen technology experiences in the early years. She is also a part-time lecturer on the Early Childhood Studies course and teaches first year students. Shannon also has...

  • Elaine Matchett

    Programme Leader for Education Studies

    Elaine's first degree is in English and Education Studies, she completed a PGCE at the University of Newcastle upon Tyne and taught for 12 years in a variety of schools across the West Midlands. Elaine also holds an MA in Social and Cultural Theory and she is currently studying for a PhD looking at the educational experiences...

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