Alastair's work is focused on exploring how inequality in education can be understood and challenged. His is currently developing interventions at community level that can engage local people and schools in effecting meaningful change.
Jenny Carey is a core member of the Strathclyde Literacy Team and is researching the Literacy Clinic. She is also a central part of the Early Years Team and works with a range of Early Years Professionals.
Jane Essex lectures in chemistry education, with teaching and supervision responsibilities for initial teacher education students and post-graduate students. She is particularly interested in equitable science.
Vivienne Smith has published on the development of children as readers and on children’s literature. She is particularly interested in the positioning reading as a creative and social practice, and in the role of texts in this process.
Paul’s current research is in the policy and politics of education, in particular the politics of learning and teaching, pedagogy more broadly, and care in education all under the broad banner of social and educational inclusion.