In my professional life, I have travelled widely, providing educational consultancy in South America, Egypt and Saudi Arabia as well as most countries in Europe for governments and other agencies such as the United Nations and the British Council.
Teaching and supervision
- Working relationships between academic and administrative staff within the Faculty of Education and Society
- The role of empathy through storytelling in young driver road safety education
- Educating and training tomorrow’s police workforce today and today’s police workforce for tomorrow
- But sir my agent told me: establishing the practice of University of Sunderland agents in India, leading to the recommendation of improved practice
Research interests for potential research students
Neal, Ian and Houston, K (2013) English as an Additional Language: some lessons from an International School. education-today.net, 2013 (4).
Neal, Ian and Williamson, Phil (2013) Independent Distance Learning – is it worth it? Education-Today.net.
Neal, Ian (2011) Preparing student teachers for Teaching Practice: early placements in Initial Teacher Education. Edication-Today.net.
Currie, Catherine and Neal, Ian (2011) Shakespeare and the Spheres:the representation of astrology, astronomy and folklore surrounding the moon in King Lear, A Midsummer Night’s Dream and The Tempest. Education-Today.net.
Neal, Ian (2008) DOING OTHER PEOPLE’S TRAINING PRESENTATIONS - a guide for teachers in implementing a scheme. Education-Today.net.
O'Brien, Angelique and Neal, Ian (2007) Boys’ Writing: A ‘Hot Topic’ … but what are the strategies? Education-Today.net.
Neal, Ian (2002) Business Process Review/Re-engineering at the University of Sunderland – the immediate effect on staff and systems. Education-Today.net.
I then moved to the University of Cambridge, teaching on their PGCE and researching schemes of Achievement Recording. I developed the UK's first International Student Centred Review scheme which operated around the world, including Europe, Asia and South America.