Our staff

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  • Paul Adams

    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 &...

  • 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 have always worked in primary schools as part of my teaching role. He finished this 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

    Senior Research Fellow

    Carolyn has worked in childcare and education for nearly 20 years mainly in primary education and early years.  She has established a reputation for supporting children with special educational needs and disabilities. Carolyn is an external examiner for a Professional Master degree in Early Years and Inclusion with Specific...

  • Emma Bloor

    Senior Lecturer in Primary Languages

  • 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...

  • Andy Brogan

    Lecturer in Education Studies

    After completing his BA in Politics at the University of Kent, Andy went on to live and work in Arequipa, Peru. There he 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 education and social care. Returning to the UK to do an...

  • 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...

  • Damienne Clarke

    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...

  • Vanessa (Fengqiao) Cui

    Research Assistant

    Vanessa joined CSPACE in August 2016 as a research assistant, working mainly in the area of higher education learning and teaching. Since joining BCU, her main research activity has been working on a HEFCE Catalyst Fund Innovation in Learning and Teaching project with Dr. Matt O’Leary and colleagues and students in HELS on ‘ ...

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