Our Doctoral Students

Angela Scollan

Facilitation of children’s narratives in the classroom. The promotion of children’s self-determination as a resource for learning and teaching, an exploration of pedagogical change in London primary schools.  The doctoral project is an action research concerned with the experimentation of facilitation as a technique to create dialogic learning in primary school classrooms. Video analysis of … Continue reading Angela Scollan

Rahaman Mohammed

I am a Senior Lecturer (Practice) Social Work and my current role is the Step Up to Social Work Programme Leader. I hold an MSc Mental Health Studies, BA(Hons) Social Work, PG Cert (Higher Education), Dip. HE and a qualified mental nurse. Currently, I’m a Fellow with the Higher Education Academy. As a dual qualified professional … Continue reading Rahaman Mohammed

Kirsteen MacDonald

Curriculum development and delivery and the place of learning technologies in a context of changing academic identities I am a Lead Academic Developer based in the Centre for Learning & Teaching Enhancement. With my DProf study I am exploring the relationship between academics and academic developers and the ways in which they collaborate, taking into … Continue reading Kirsteen MacDonald

Bheshaj Kumar Ashley Hoolash

An exploration of strategies to support non-specialist Mathematics and Statistics Learners in Higher Education in Mauritius. This doctorate intends to develop a few themes for exploration by looking at some major research questions. Past experiences (joy, excitement, apprehension, fear, anxiety) and personal expectations students have, that will help the researcher enhance his teaching skills and … Continue reading Bheshaj Kumar Ashley Hoolash

Zita Baracsi

Analyses from an a/r/tographic perspective of maintaining participatory flow with the intention of enhancing empowerment during a school-community art & craft project This interdisciplinary research is focused on the process of empowerment in relation to the facilitation of participatory flow during a school-community art & craft project. Applying an a/r/tographic framework and multimodal analyses, the … Continue reading Zita Baracsi

Stuart Peck

Studying law on the fast-track: working-class, mature students’ constructions and experiences of their two-year undergraduate degree. This PhD study draws upon the qualitative research conducted over an 18-month period at one ‘private’ law school in the south of England. Using qualitative methods, this study attempts to provide some answers to an under-researched area. Set within … Continue reading Stuart Peck

Sid Mohandas

An investigation into how a gendered workforce is materialised through feminist new materialist encounters in a Montessori classroom Engaging with a feminist new materialist (FNM) ethico-onto-epistemology, my research seeks to produce generative reimaginings of how gender comes to matter within the early childhood workforce, in Montessori spaces. Current government perspectives on the gendered nature of … Continue reading Sid Mohandas

Shino Sharama

The Role and Nature of Japanese Supplementary School in London This PhD study sets out to explore the role of Japanese supplementary school in London. It will be investigated how Japanese children grow up as a bilingual in the process of learning English and Japanese at the same time. This research from the aspect of … Continue reading Shino Sharama