The Manchester Institute of Education Alumni are a global community of members from different countries and research areas. Please click on their names to be taken to their personal websites (if available).
Christiana P. Karousiou (2013)
Thesis title: An exploratory study into primary teachers’ professional identity and practice at a time of educational reform in Cyprus.
Research Interests: Michel Foucault, governmentality, teachers’ work and professional identity, educational reform, teachers’ continuing professional development
Bio: Greek-Cypriot, fond of motion pictures, listening to music, playing the piano, linguaphile.
Stephen Rogers (2012)
Thesis title: Personalising learning – “Strangers in a strange land”?
Research interests: public and education policy, student voice and democracy, radical education, sociology and philosophy of education , Alasdair MacIntyre, Charles Taylor, Hannah Arendt
Bio: Part-time student (yr 4), retired Director UFA, enjoy outdoors (especially mountains, bikes and canoes) films, theatre, painting, love football and entertaining growing numbers of grandchildren.
Magdalena De Stefani (2012)
Thesis: Exploring the possible: Empowering language teachers in provincial Uruguay through blended learning.
Research interests: Narrative Inquiry, Teacher Identity, Leadership, Professional Development, Intercultural Communication
Bio: I am Deputy Head at a Primary School in Uruguay. I am Lecturer in Research Methods at Universidad ORT Uruguay, and I integrate the Uruguayan National Association of Researchers (anii).
Maija Salokangas (2013)
Thesis title: Governance in a chain of academies
Interests: school systems, education policy, governance and leadership in education, comparative research
Bio: A primary school teacher from Finland, the land of the PISA miracle, missing snow and heat waves, navigating enthusiastically in the international waters of education (and other fascinating things).