Associate Professor, and Director of Post Qualifying / Postgraduate Teaching, Professional Development and Enterprise
Louise is currently the Director of Post Qualifying / Postgraduate Teaching, Professional Development and Enterprise. Prior to this, Louise led the Masters in Education course at Birmingham City University and she has worked on a range of Initial Teacher Education programmes across three universities. Before working in Higher Education, Louise worked in secondary schools in senior leadership and for many years as a Head of English and teacher of English and Drama.
Louise’s professional doctorate explored Initial Teacher Education through a post-human lens. Her research interests are around the professional development of teachers in all education sectors, including Higher Education. She is also interested in creative, arts based and participatory methodologies and in practise as research or close to practice, practitioner research.