Our staff

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  • 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...

  • Dr Philip Dee

    Education facilitator / AP(E)L advisor

    Philip joined the PDD in 2006 as an APEL Advisor and Education Facilitator (providing Numeracy and Academic skills). In recent years this has evolved to include statistical support in quantitative research with staff and with the teaching in undergraduate and postgraduate programmes. His professional background is as a...

  • Dr Kirsty Devaney

    Research Assistant, Module Leader and Composition Tutor

    Kirsty Devaney is a Birmingham based composer, researcher and educator with a passionate for promoting creative music making as something we all have the capacity to do. Her music has been performed by professional contemporary music ensembles, aired on Radio 3 and shortlisted for a British Composer Award. As a practitioner...

  • Neil Fraser Dickson

    Senior Lecturer in Primary Design and Technology and Computing

    Neil teaches on several BA/PGCE modules including primary computing, D&T and Science. He teaches about creativity and how to promote it within highly practical sessions following well established approaches to learning. He looks at the skills needed for the 21st century and ensure students are aware of the changes that are...

  • Martin Duke

    Senior Lecturer in Mathematics

    Martin completed a BEd in Mathematics at Sheffield Hallam University and began his teaching career at a Secondary school in Sandwell. He worked in a number of schools across the West Midlands, before spending 8 years at Perry Beeches School, firstly as 2 nd in Mathematics and Gifted and talented co-ordinator, before becoming...

  • Professor Martin Fautley

    Professor of Education

    Professor Martin Fautley is director of research in the school of education and social work at Birmingham City University. He has a wealth of experience in music education, both in terms of pedagogy, and of music education research. After enjoying many years as a classroom music teacher, he then undertook full-time Doctoral...

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