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  • Dr Alex Wade

    Senior Research Fellow

    Alex's work is at its best where videogames meet society. Using theory to explore these intersections he looks to the histories of games to explore the formation of society during the Cold War and beyond. Of particular interest in his work are concepts of space, time, consumption as a function of production and the role of...

  • Jessica Wagner

    Senior Lecturer in Social Work

    After qualifying from the University of Wales in 2003, Jessica has spent the majority of her professional experience within statutory children’s services, where she held posts both as a practitioner and manager in safeguarding teams.  This allowed her to gain experience of working in child protection and child in need services...

  • Karen Ward

    Senior Lecturer in Early Years

    Karen spent 23 years teaching in primary schools in the maintained sector. During this time she taught children from 3-8 years old in three inner city schools in Inner London Educational Authority, Liverpool and Sandwell. The majority of her experience as a class teacher lies within Foundation Stage and Key Stage One. During...

  • Dr Colin Watt

    Senior Lecturer

    Colin is a registered Social Worker and a lecturer with extensive experience of operational and strategic management in both the statutory and voluntary sectors. He has contributed to local, regional and national networks with statutory responsibilities to implement, monitor and review government policy and legislation...

  • Dr Louise Wheatcroft

    Senior Lecturer in Primary English

    Louise is a senior lecturer teaching primary English on the BA and PGCE Primary Education with QTS courses and has been working at BCU since 2008. She is also a year 1 tutor on the BAQTS course. Louise was a primary teacher and literacy coordinator in Birmingham and also completed 4 years as a volunteer for VSO in the Maldives...

  • Heather Whitehead

    Lecturer In Primary Education

    Heather has been involved with BCU for a number of years, beginning this journey as a Post Grad student several years ago herself following completion of a degree in early year’s education. Heather now works part time as part of the Primary education team where her focus and passion is English.  Heather teaches on the BA...

  • Angela Whitehouse

    Senior Lecturer in Primary Physical Education

    Angela’s career in teaching began after graduating with a B.Ed (hons) degree from Nene College, Northampton in 1992. Angela was a primary class teacher for 20 years, working in a diverse range of schools across the Birmingham area, teaching in Key stage 1 and Key Stage 2. During this time Angela held many different...

  • Nicola Worgan

    Secondary English Lecturer

    Nicola has spent 13 years working as an English teacher abroad, in Secondary Schools, in FE and Adult Education. She has held various roles of responsibility such as Head of Department, KS5 lead, KS4 Curriculum Lead, Professional Tutor and ITT mentor. She joined BCU in 2019, supporting various departments in the School...

  • Robert Wu

    Senior Lecturer in Social Work

    Robert teaches on the generic social work programme and is the module co-ordinator for the last practice placement for BSc (Hons) Social Work. He is a personal tutor for students on the BSc and the PG Dip Approved Mental Health Practitioner/ MSc Mental Health programmes; this includes support and monitoring of practice...

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