Lecturer in Social Work
Caroline worked as a social work practitioner in a community setting for a number of years with a range of adult service user groups, primarily within the fields of learning disability and mental health. Caroline joined BCU as a full-time social work lecturer in Sept 2006, and teaches across a variety of modules, specializing...
Foundation year Lecturer
Rhiannon’s primary focus as a lecturer is equality and widening participation. I believe access to education for all is essential for democracy and a healthy society. She grew up in the Black Country and studied in the West Midlands, graduating from Aston University in Psychology and Sociology in 2001 followed by an MA in...
Foundation year lecturer
Jessica joined the PDD in 2019 as a Lecturer on the HELS Foundation Year Programme. Her role is to lead and develop modules to support students on their journey on the Foundation Year Programme. Prior to joining BCU, she has worked in a FE and HE institution teaching students on a range of courses in Early Years and Education...
Programme Director Early Childhood Studies
Having spent 10 years teaching in a variety of primary and infant schools in Birmingham, Rosemarie had the opportunity to develop a service within the local authority of a team of early years specialist whose role was to support and develop early years practice and provision across the maintained and non-maintained sector. ...
Senior Lecturer in Secondary Mathematics
Helen studied at Cambridge University to gain her Maths degree, before heading on to Kings College London to complete her PGCE. She went on to teach Maths in a secondary school in London, progressing to the Head of Faculty for Maths, Business and Economics. Helen moved to a secondary school in Birmingham before joining...
Post Graduate Course Leader of MA Education (Early Years) and CREC SCITT
Helen Lyndon is currently Postgraduate Programme Lead for the Centre for Research in Early Childhood (CREC) in Birmingham, England. She taught initially in primary-school education, specializing in mathematics, then undertook a Master’s degree in early-years education whilst teaching in children’s centres. She went on to work...
Course Leader for Education Studies
Elaine joined BCU in 2010 after teaching in a range of primary and secondary schools across the West Midlands. She initially worked as part of the primary English team at BCU teaching on the BA (Hons) QTS and PGCE Primary course. In 2016, Elaine became the course leader for the BA (Hons) Education Studies.
Education Facilitator / Numeracy Coordinator
David is an academic skills tutor with special training in supporting students with specific learning difficulties and with expertise in supporting students in numeracy. He is a member of the Personal Development Department. David is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy. He has a Masters degree in Higher Education. David...
Programme Director, PGCE Post-Compulsory Education and Training
Karen has extensive experience of teaching and managing GCSE and A Level programmes in FE. She has been instrumental in setting up tutorial systems in FE, applying the concepts of Personal Development Planning (PDP) to these systems. She has assisted Professor Alex Kendall in co-writing I don’t think I’ve ever had discussions...
Sport Development Officer (Recreational Sport & Physical Activity)
Gary has worked in the Sport Development across the Higher Education (HE) Sector for the last 10 years. Current and previous employment has included various roles in sports development, sports coaching, teaching on various undergraduate sports programmes and management of various sports projects within a HE and wider community...