Programme Leader for BA (Hons) Childhood Studies
Teaching and supervision
I am Module Leader for CHS346 Equality and Diversity in Contemporary Society and CHS159 Values for the Professional Childhood Practitioner. I also teach on other modules.
I also teach on MSc Practice Development and supervise postgraduate students.
Research interests for potential research students
Thorley, Wendy, Marjoribanks, Bruce and Kranz, Julian (2014) Enhancing the undergraduate student expereince via fund raising partnerships. An action research project. Educational Action Research, 22 (4). pp. 552-567. ISSN 0965-0792
Thorley, Wendy, Marjoribanks, Bruce and Kranz, Julian (2011) Enhancing the undergraduate student experience via fund raising partnerships. An action research project. Project Report. University of Sunderland, Sunderland.
- Sociology of education
- Internationalisation to the curriculum
- Multicultural and minority education
- Diversity issues – class, religion, race, gender, sexuality
- Childhood studies