Our staff

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  • Dr Anthony Anderson

    Research Assistant in Music Education and Visiting Lecturer

    Anthony taught music in schools for 16 years, during which time he was a Head of Performing Arts.  He is an accredited Advanced Skills Teacher and coach, and has worked as an Outstanding Facilitator with the National College for Teaching and Leadership.  He is an experienced initial teacher educator having worked in schools as...

  • Dr Anthony Armstrong

    Director of PGR Degrees in Education and Social Work

    Tony's teaching and supervision commitments are undertaken at doctoral level which involves our EdD and PhD provision. He also teaches at Level 7 on the PG Certificate in Research Practice which is offered to doctoral candidates in the early stages of their research work.  Tony worked for many years in the area of Initial...

  • 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 has always worked in primary schools as part of his teaching role. He finished the first part...

  • Julia Barnes

    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...

  • Dr Carolyn Blackburn

    Reader in Interdisciplinary Practice and Research with Families

    Dr. Carolyn Blackburn is Director of   the Centre for the Study of Practice and Culture in Education (CSPACE). She   worked in a range of charities and education settings before taking up an academic post.   Carolyn has taught in four Universities at undergraduate and post-graduate levels.   Carolyn has worked on...

  • Professor Ian Blair

    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...

  • Emma Bloor

    Senior Lecturer in Primary Languages

    With 19 years of teaching experience in Birmingham primary schools and working in an International School in Chile, Emma started working at BCU in 2010. She teaches Primary Foreign Language pedagogy and modules in English Primary teaching. Emma has a Masters in Linguistics in Education and has been involved in a wide...

  • 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...

  • Dr Andrew Brogan

    Lecturer in Education Studies

    Andy completed his BA in Politics at the University of Kent. Here he focused on political theory, international relations, and Latin America, completing a dissertation on Raul Castro’s influence in Cuban/US relations. Following a year working in a secondary school providing one-to-one SEN support and library assistance,...

  • Peter Carr BA (Hons) PGCE MA

    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...

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