Elaine Matchett

Programme Leader for Education Studies

School of Education and Social Work
Email:
elaine.matchett@bcu.ac.uk
Phone:
0121 331 7383

Elaine's first degree is in English and Education Studies, she completed a PGCE at the University of Newcastle upon Tyne and taught for 12 years in a variety of schools across the West Midlands. Elaine also holds an MA in Social and Cultural Theory and she is currently studying for a PhD looking at the educational experiences of children in care.

Elaine joined BCU in 2010 as a Senior Lecturer in Primary English. She is now fortunate enough to be leading the new Education Studies degree at BCU. Elaine is passionate about Education Studies as a discipline; it affords students the opportunity to fully evaluate the enormous and transformative potential of education.  

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