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20062018
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Personal profile

Biography

I have taught Education Studies (Keele University; St. Mary's University; London Metropolitan University) and (Applied) Social Sciences (Keele University; Liverpool John Moores University; Roehampton University). I have published a monograph and two edited collections on aspects on Multiculturalism. I am also on the International Advisory Board for the Ethnicities Journal (2014-); and on the International Editorial Review Board of Contemporary Issues in Education (2011-). I am also on the Editorial Boards of: Journal for Critical Education Policy Studies (2011-); and the International Journal of Language, Translation and Intercultural Communication (2011-). I have been Co-convenor of the Race and Ethnicity in Education, Special Interest Group for BERA (2010-2013) and continue to be Co-Convenor of the Postgraduate Netowork for the SRHE (2007-)

As a Senior Lecturer in Education, I currently work as Programme Convener on our MA in Education. I module lead International Perspectives on Professional Practice in Education (IPPPE). I work with domestic cohorts both on site and in schools. I convene the MA (Education Sciences) team which delivers internationally to ASPETE University, Athens in Greece.

Qualifications

PhD - Keele University - 2001 (ESRC Studentship) 'Bureauractic Rationality, Flux or Neutrality? Analysing the Relationship Between Civil Servants and Politicans Affecting Education Policy, 1970-74.

MA - History of Education, Institute of Education, London University - 1994.

BA - History and Politics - Sunderland Universtiy - 1992.

Research interests

As Director of Studies, I am particularly interested in communicating with potential candidates and supervising Doctoral research in:

Integration and Education Policy-Making; Multiculturalism and Education;
Conceptually developing multiculturalism in education;
History of education;
Education policy-making processes;
Continuing Professional Development;
Modern and postmodern social theories;
The Research Process.

Research projects

I have been the External Examiner for 1 PhD (Bristol University), 1 EdD (Bedfordshire University) and 1 MPhil in Education (Institute of Education, London University)

I have been the Supervisor of the Following Sucessful PhDs and EdDs in Education at Roehampton University.

  • Successful PhD Student completions: Dr. Ada Mau (March 2013); Dr. Marietta Block (June 2013).
  • Successful EdD Student completion: Dr. Jacquie Nunn - (November 2008)

Currently I supervise the Following PhD and Edd candidates in Education

  • PhD Director of Studies: Helena McVeigh (September 2012-); Merita Poni (September 2012-);
  • EdD Supervisor Director of Studies: Claudette Morrissey (May 2012-)

I am also currently the supervisor of many on site and off site (domestic and international) MA research dissertations.

For my PhD (ESRC Studentship), I worked on the relationship between education politicians and civil servants, 1970-1074. Using Weber's ideal type constructions of authority, I agued that civil servants used more rational legal authoriry in education policy-making processes, while politicians used more traditional, not charismatic authorirty in education policy-making processes.

I continue to work on multiculturalism and citizeship in Education, having given invited papers in the UK, Turkey and Australia (2011-2013) but I am currently working on integration and education policy-making and looking to see how integrationist terminologly has shaped and influenced both education and social policy-making processes in England with global applications.

Professional affiliations

British Education Research Association 2005- (Co-Convenor of Race and Ethnicity in Education Special Interest Group 2010-2013).

Society for Research into Higher Education - Postgradaute Special Interest Group Co-Convenor - 2007-

Runnymede 360 Group Member - 2011-

Fellow of the Higher Education Academy 2012 -

Consultancy work

External Assessor - BA Education Studies - London Metropolitan University - 10th March 2010

External Assessor - MA Education and Subjects - Liverpool Hope University - 31st May 2013 and 29th April 2014.

External Examiner - Glasgow University - MHES - Learning and Teaching in the Secondary Curriculum, School of Education, 2011-2015

External Examiner - Middlesex University - MA Education (Leadership, Management and Change), School of Education 2011-2015

External Examiner - BA Education Studies - School of Education, Liverpool John Moores University, 2011-2014.

External Examiner - BA (Hons) Education Studies (HEBEDU), University of Hertfordshire. (Principle External Examiner - September 2009-2011, including external examining in Malaysia), 2007-2011.

Teaching

MA Education Modules:

International Perspectives on Professsional Practice in Education (IPPPE) - Core Module - Module Leader (on site and off site - domestic and international)

Research Methods and Enquiry 1 (Litererature Review) and 2 (Research Proposal)

Education Practice: teaching and learning

Dissertation Workshops

BA Education Studies

Education and Society (Undergradaute Year 1)

Multiculturalism and Education (Undergradaute Year 3) - from Autumn 2014.

Keywords

  • L Education (General)
  • Multiculturalism and Education
  • Integration and Education Policy-Making
  • Race and Ethnicity in Education

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Research Output 2006 2018

Advancing Australian Dialogues in Multicultural Education

Race, R., 2018, Advancing Multicultural Dialogues in Education. First ed. London: Palgrave Macmillan, p. 235-256

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Advancing Multicultural Dialogues in Education

Race, R., 1 Jan 2018, 1st ed. London: Palgrave Macmillan. 333 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

Advancing Race and Ethnicity in Education

Race, R. & Lander, V., 1 Jan 2016, 1st ed. London: Palgrave Macmillan. 250 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

Integration and Education Policy - Impacts on Poverty?

Race, R., 2016, Reflexões Acadêmicas Para Superar a Miséria e a Fome. Duante, C. S., Giamattasio, A. R. C., Pereira, F. D. L. B., Rodrigues, G. D. A., Pereira, L. I. & Da Cruz, M. L. I. G. (eds.). 1st ed. Sao Paulo, Brazil: Mackenzie University Press, Sao Paulo, Brazil, p. 67 82 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Open Access

Multiculturalism and Education

Race, R., 26 Feb 2015, 2nd ed. London: Bloomsbury. 184 p. (Contemporary Issues in Education)

Research output: Book/ReportBook

Thesis

An Exploration of the Lived Experiences of Black Women Secondary School Leaders

Author: Bailey-Morrissey , C., 14 Jun 2016

Supervisor: Race, R. (Supervisor) & Thorpe, A. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

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A qualitative study examining Ontario science curriculum policy from 1985 to 2008: Global influences, local political arenas and curriculum reform

Author: Bloch, M., 21 Jan 2014

Supervisor: Race, R. (Supervisor), Mahony, P. (External person) (Supervisor), Troman, G. (External person) (Supervisor) & Alsop, S. (External person) (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

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On not speaking ‘much’ Chinese: Identities, Cultures and Languages of British Chinese pupils

Author: Mau, A., 1 Jun 2013

Supervisor: Crozier, G. (Supervisor), Race, R. (Supervisor) & Francis, B. (External person) (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

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