EXAMINATIONS

EXTERNAL EXAMINER

External Examiner to the Sociology of Education Umbrella Board at University College London (UCL): MA Education and Human Rights, MA Policy Studies in Education, MA Social Justice and Education, and MA Sociology of Education (June 2017-Present).

External Examiner for MSc in Education, Public Policy and Equity at the University of Glasgow (Oct 2020-Present).

PhD/DBA/EdD THESIS EXAMINATION. TOTAL EXAMINATIONS: 9

Janet Hetherington; Thesis presented for the degree of Doctor of Education, Staffordshire University. Thesis title: The Co-operative approach to parental engagement in governance – an alternative to Neoliberal contexts of education? (August 2021). External examiner.

Iain William Peter Browning; Thesis presented for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy, Murdoch University. Thesis title: School Leadership and ‘Language Games’ in Neoliberal Times: A Critical Ethnographic Case Study of the Independent Public School Policy in Western Australia (April 2021). External examiner.

Zimisele Raymond Tomose; Thesis presented for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy, University of Fort Hare. Thesis title: The influence of democratized school governance on learners’ academic performance in one education district in the Eastern Cape (April 2021). External examiner.

Kim Walker; Thesis presented for the degree of Doctor of Education, The Open University. Thesis title: Developing a ‘vision’ for special educational needs: exploring the role of the Governing Board in two English primary schools (October 2020). External examiner.

Steve Harris; Thesis presented for the degree of Doctor of Education, University of Wolverhampton. Thesis title: Five go to academia: Narratives of becoming (June 2020). External examiner.

Ali Sameer; Thesis presented for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy, University of Glasgow. Thesis title: The visible and invisible discourses: The securitization of Pakistan and its impact on the social construction of girls’/women education (Jan 2020). External examiner.

Dimitra Nikita; Thesis presented for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy, University College London (UCL). Thesis title: Networks, governance and leadership: Education Reform in England (Dec 2017). External examiner.

Andy Allen; Thesis presented for the degree of Doctor of Business Administration, Teesside University. Thesis title: Empowered Participatory Governance? A case study inquiry into the Cooperative academy model (July 2017). External examiner.

David Hodgson; Thesis presented for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy, Murdoch University. Thesis title: Raising the higher school leaving age in Western Australia: A critical discourse analysis of power and practice (June 2014). External examiner.