PhD student and Assistant Lecturer in Education
Becky started working at BCU in 2015, firstly as a Graduate Teaching and Research Assistant, and then as a Visiting Lecturer. She is now working as a Lecturer in Education Studies.
She is also a Deputy Course Leader for the Education Studies programme and an Early Career Researcher Network Coordinator. Becky teaches undergraduate and postgraduate students across a range of Level 4, 5, 6 and 7 modules. She also supervises MA dissertations on the MA Education (International) programme.
Becky completed her PhD at BCU in 2020; this looked at teachers’ perceptions of the role of creative writing in GCSE English Language. Becky has also completed two postgraduate certificates (Research Practice, and Teaching and Learning in Higher Education), a Master of Research in Education Research Methods, and a BA (Hons) in Education Studies and English. Becky is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.
Prior to working at BCU, Becky worked in a range of roles, including: delivering workshops and curriculum-aligned lessons in mainstream and specialist schools; supporting widening participation and recruitment activities in Higher Education; providing academic support for students with SEND in Higher Education; and supporting language learning activities.