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Our staff

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  • Jonathan Potter

    Lecturer in Academic Skills

    Jonathan provides academic skills support for students at all levels within the Faculty of Health, Education, and Life Sciences. This includes in-course sessions, as well as extracurricular provisions such as workshops and one-to-one tutorials, and online resources. Previously, he has taught academic writing across all...

  • Paul Purser

    PGCE Primary and Early Years Education Course Director

    Having completed a Science degree, Paul undertook a PGCE and qualified in 1990. He has always led Science within school in addition to his teaching and leadership commitments. Alongside this he developed his skills in whole school leadership, leading year groups and phases within school. This range of experience enabled Paul...

  • Gary Pykitt BA (Hons) QTS, PGCE, PGDip

    Senior Lecturer in Primary Education (History and Professional Studies)

    Gary's association with the then University of Central England in Birmingham started in November 1997 when he was interviewed at Westbourne Road for the four year BA (Hons) in Primary Education with QTS course which he started in September 1998 and successfully completed with First Class Honours in June 2002. Gary commenced...

  • Paul Sanders

    Senior Lecturer - Geography

    Paul is the PGCE Secondary Geography Subject Leader and Geography Tutor at Birmingham City University. Paul has taught Geography in secondary schools since completing a B.Ed(Hons) in Geography education and has been responsible for developing a range of whole school policies including Teaching and Learning policy as an...

  • Neil Sheasby

    Teach First Masters Course Leader, Masters in Learning and Teaching Tutor, and Deputy Chair Ethics

    Neil has worked at Birmingham City University since 2014, after leaving the Open University. He has had multiple roles, initially working on the Teach First PGCE programme as a professional tutor and subsequently a science and maths tutor, as well as leading on the moderation of the Teach First assignments. He is currently...

  • Shahla Sheasby

    Senior Teaching Fellow

    Shahla has worked at BCU since 2014 and she has had multiple roles, initially working on the Teach First PGCE programme as a Professional Tutor and subsequently a Maths Tutor, her role has expanded. She is currently the Chemistry Module Lead (since 2016) for the Graduate Certificate Subject (Chemistry) Knowledge Enhancement...

  • Dr Christina Siekierska

    Senior Lecturer in Primary English

    Christina was a primary class teacher for over 20 years, working in schools across the Birmingham area. She taught across all Key Stages from Foundation Stage to Key Stage 2. During this time Christina had a range of additional responsibilities including; Subject Leader for Science, PE. ICT and English, Foundation Stage leader,...

  • Dr Peter Simcock

    Senior Lecturer in Social Work / MSc Social Work Course Lead

    Peter began working in social work education in 2010 and joined the Department of Social Work at BCU in January 2018.  Prior to working in academia, Peter worked for Age Concern, Hull, before moving to the West Midlands and from 2001 to 2008 worked for Wolverhampton City Council in various social work roles including social...

  • David Smith

    Senior Lecturer in Primary and Early Years Mathematics

    I have been working in Primary Education since beginning my own PGCE in 1986 and have taught in a number of schools in London, Derbyshire and Birmingham. I held the post of Deputy Headteacher in two schools and Acting Headteacher in another before I decided, in 2004, to develop my career within teacher education. I took up the...

  • Abdulla Sodiq

    Lecturer in Education Studies

    Abdulla's career in education started in 1998. He has taught English Language both in the Maldives and in the UK. Abdulla joined BCU in January 2019 after 18 years of service in the British Further Education sector. Abdulla completed his Doctor of Education in 2017 at University of Warwick's Centre for Education...

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