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Amanda French

Head of Department: Professional Development, Research and Enterprise

School of Education and Social Work
0121 331 7387

Amanda has worked in higher, further, adult education and the voluntary sector for 30 years as a lecturer, writing developer and researcher and is currently employed as Head of Department: Professional Development, Research and Enterprise in the School of Education and Social Work.

Her PhD in Education: '"Through a glass darkly”: Lecturers perceptions of Academic Writing’: was about lecturers’ perceptions of academic writing and writing development practices in higher education.

Other research interests include academic writing, learner development in higher education, participatory research, and transition experiences in education, employment literacies, widening participation and social justice, radical methodologies, critical pedagogies, postgraduate teaching and learning. She has presented and published on these areas nationally and internationally.

Current Activity
Postgraduate Supervision
Work With Industry