Masters and PhD level supervision offered in:
- Special education theory and practice
- Autistic spectrum disorders
- Inclusive education
- International perspectives on inclusion
- Disability issues in general
Current Research Students (first supervisor unless indicated):
- Ching Chang (PhD, part time):Supporting pre-service teachers with special educational needs:The effectiveness of an intervention programme
- Michelle Jagdeo-Bailey (EdD, Second Supervisor):Exploration into the Influence of Reflective Practice on the Behaviour of Students with ASD in the Classroom Environment’
- Ruohan Li (PhD):A Study of the Changes in Self-Concept, Emotional Well-Being, and Lived Experiences of Students in China
- Myrthe Van Vliet (PhD, part time)Inclusion of children with SEND at an international school
Recent Research Students:
- Manar Alarfaj: Provision for students with autism in Saudi Arabia.
- Najlaa Bajaber: Gifted educational programmes for girls in Saudi Arabia.
- Reem Balubaid: Transition to adulthood for adolescents with autism in Saudi Arabia and the UK.
- Lois Beaver: Using Pupil Voice to Explore and Improve the Experience of Pupils with SEN in a Mainstream Secondary School.Reham Bukhari: A qualitative investigation of the relationship between social and cultural factors for people who stutter on academic and professional experience and performanceRegina Cobbinah: The experience of adolescents with severe mental health illness in hospital and mainstream school following hospitalisation in an inpatient unit
- Eileen Hyder: Reading groups for visually impaired readers completed in 2011.Khummit Keshinro: Understanding Jamaica’s Secondary Students’ Performance through Students’ Voice
- Sufang Li: Student Teachers' Perspectives of the Impact of Inclusive Education Training on their Teaching Practice.
- Chui Ling Liu: Inclusion in Taiwan.
- Ruth Moyse: Autistic girls missing from education
- Muna Muqaibal: Effectiveness of CALL in Teaching and Learning English Vocabulary: The Case of OmanAmy Nokes: Developing active ways of learning in and through music for children and young people with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities
- Hayley Sae-Kang: Professional Identity, Team Work and School Culture.
- Budor Saigh: Quality of life for children with autism in Saudi Arabia.
- Paul Van Walwyk: The views of Head Teachers within Social Emotional Mental Health (SEMH) special schools on the changes following the Code of Practice
- Rob Webster: The extent to which the classroom experiences of pupils with special education needs and disabilities have changed over time
Research centres and groups
Member of the Equity, Inclusion and Improvement Research Group.
PhD, Brunel University, Uxbridge, UK
BA Education, Cardinal Stritch College, Milwaukee Wisconsin, USA