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Our staff

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  • 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...

  • Dr Nicola Clarke

    Senior Lecturer / Professional Navigator / Academic Advisor / SEDA Accredited Doctoral Supervisor

    Nicola is a registered mental health nurse completing her degree with honours in Mental Health Nursing at Oxford Brookes University. She has an MSc in General Psychiatry which she completed at Keele Postgraduate Medical School. In 2013 Nicola was awarded her Educational Doctorate and she has since become a Senior fellow of the...

  • 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...

  • Dr Tina Collins

    Senior Teaching Fellow

    Tina is a Senior Teaching Fellow in Initial Teacher Training. Her responsibilities include planning and delivering ITT in Secondary English on a number of taught programmes including the Masters in Teaching and Learning and the Masters in Educational Leadership. Tina is also the Curriculum Lead on the Teachfirst programme...

  • Vanessa (Fengqiao) Cui

    Research Fellow

    Vanessa is currently working on ‘ Improving Learning and Teaching through Collaborative Observation’ with colleague Professor Matt O’Leary. The pilot stage of this project was funded by HEFCE Catalyst fund and now the pair is working on the publications of the pilot work as well as developing the project with international...

  • Tracey Cutler

    Director of Continuous Professional Development (CPD)

    Tracey oversees both accredited and some non accredited CPD. Working in collaboration with the Schools and partner organisations.

  • Mrs Fiona Darby

    Senior Teaching Fellow

    Fiona spent 15 years working as an English teacher in secondary schools in Warwickshire and Oxfordshire. She was a Head of Department for 4 years, and an Assistant Head Teacher for 5 years. She has had various areas of responsibility in schools including leading whole school teaching and learning, Designated Safeguarding Lead...

  • Kelly Davey Nicklin

    PGCE Secondary Course Leader and Senior Lecturer in Music Education

    Kelly has previously been a Head of Faculty for Performing Arts and taught music across three key stages in a secondary school where she was judged ‘outstanding’ by Ofsted for Key Stage 3 music teaching. During her time as a secondary school teacher, Kelly was also an international links coordinator and she organised a...

  • Julie Davis

    Foundation Year Lecturer

    Julie joined the PDD in 2018 as a Lecturer on the HELS Foundation Year programme. Prior to joining Birmingham City University, she worked at a number of local FE and HE institutions where she developed and delivered a range of Early Years and Education programmes. Her professional background is as a Family Support Worker,...

  • Dr Philip Dee

    Senior Lecturer / APEL Advisor / Education Facilitator

    Philip has been a member of the PDD for over ten years. His core roles are ‘RPL Advisor' and 'Education Facilitator'. In this latter role, Philip supports students across the full range of academic writing skills. As RPL Advisor he facilitates university applicants and ongoing students to appraise their prior learning in order...

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