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Our staff

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  • Rachel Gillett

    Senior Lecturer in Primary and Early Years Education (Specialism in Mathematics)

    Rachel’s teaching career began after graduating with a BEd (Hons) degree from Newman College, then affiliated to the University of Birmingham. She joined BCU in September 2019 after teaching for 24 years in Shropshire, where she taught across the Early Years and Primary age phases. Rachel held a variety of leadership roles...

  • Kate Glanville

    Course Leader: BA (Hons) Primary Education with QTS / Senior Lecturer in Geography

    Kate gained her BA (Hons) degree in Geography from the University of Wales, Aberystwyth and returned there to complete her PGCE in Upper Primary Education in 2001/2. Her first teaching role was at a primary school in Walsall where she was appointed Geography Coordinator. Following this, she moved to a secondary school in...

  • Tracey Goodyere

    Course Leader for Subject knowledge Enhancement / PGCE Design and Technology Subject Leader / DT Teach First Subject Leader

    Tracey's teaching career began within the secondary phase. Her specialist subject was originally Textiles Technology but she soon developed her subject portfolio to include Food and Graphics Technology, Health and Social care and Child Development. She has worked as a Head of Department in a number of schools in the Birmingham...

  • David Grist

    Lecturer in education with specialism in primary music

    A Birmingham primary teacher since 1991, including 7 years in primary headship, David brings his classroom and leadership experience to BCU. He specialises in Primary Music which he lectures in across PGCE and all BAQTS year groups. He also teaches on professional studies modules, and subject specialism modules. He has links...

  • Mark Hetherington

    Course Leader HELS Foundation Year / Professional Navigator / Senior Lecturer

    Mark has been a member of PDD for just over two years but has been employed at BCU since 2006. He was originally a Multimedia content producer for the SALT team in the Centre for Excellence in Learning and Teaching. After completing his Masters in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education Mark taught on and led a number of...

  • Joanne Hill

    Deputy Head of the School of Education and Social Work

    Joanne was born and educated locally in the north of Birmingham. She trained to become a teacher on a four-year undergraduate route in the Black Country. Joanne's expertise is predominantly in early years and KS1 and before joining Birmingham City University, she was Deputy Head Teacher/Acting Head Teacher at Acocks Green...

  • Grant Huddleston

    Course Leader BA/BSc Hons. Secondary Education (QTS) courses, and Senior Lecturer in Physical Education

    Grant’s route into Physical Education began after graduating with a BSc Sport Science and Management degree from Nottingham Trent University, followed by a PGCE in Secondary Physical Education from Newman University. Grant started his role in the department of Education and Social Work at Birmingham City University in 2017,...

  • Dr Gay Johnson

    Associate Professor / Head of Department for PDD

    Gay is a Registered Nurse with a clinical background in Trauma and Orthopaedics. She originally joined Selly Oak School of Nursing as a physiology teacher, which merged into the Queen Elizabeth College of Nursing, before joining the University of Central England (now BCU) in 1995. Gay has worked in the Personal Development...

  • Sinead Joyce

    Lecturer in Working with Children, Young People and Families

    Sinead Joyce was born in Birmingham gaining her BA Honours in Early Childhood Studies in 2008 and her Masters of Higher Education in Teaching and Learning in 2015 with Birmingham City University. Sinead is a Senior Fellow accredited by the AHA and is continuing to develop her research interests regarding Professional...

  • Dr Eleni Kanira

    Senior Lecturer in Early Childhood Education Studies

    Eleni Kanira is a PhD graduate of the University of Warwick and a Senior Lecturer in Early Childhood Education at Birmingham City University. She trained and worked as an Early Years teacher, co-ordinator and consultant in various Primary schools and Early Years centres and as a drama teacher in schools and Theatre spaces. ...

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