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 &...
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...
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...
Reader in Interdisciplinary Practice and Research with Families
Dr. Carolyn Blackburn worked in a range of charities and education settings before taking up an academic post. She has taught in four Universities at undergraduate and post-graduate levels. Carolyn has worked on numerous research projects related to inclusion, disability and child/family wellbeing. She is...
Executive Dean of Faculty
Professor Blair holds an Honours degree in Environmental Health from the Ulster Polytechnic and a PhD from the University of Ulster. He began his post-PhD academic career in the University of Ulster in 1989. He developed an extensive publication record in the area of microbiology and was awarded a personal research chair as...
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.
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...
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...
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...
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...