Dr Lee Coutts

Teaching Fellow


Personal statement

Lee joined the University of Strathclyde's School of Education on a full-time basis in August 2019, having worked in the further and secondary education sectors for 13 years.  He completed his Masters and Doctorate in Education at Strathclyde.

Lee is a member of the PGDE Course Management Team and leads the Professional Practice (Secondary) module.  He coordinates the PGDE Business Education course and teaches on a variety of Undergraduate Postgraduate modules, mainly in relation to education policy.

He is interested in supervising undergraduate and postgraduate students (inc PhD/EdD) in relation to education policy.

He is currently working on his submission for Senior Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy. 


Doctor of Education, University of Strathclyde 

Master of Education, University of Strathclyde

Postgraduate Certificate in Professional Learning & Leadership, University of Stirling 

Bachelor of Arts with Honours in Business Studies and Professional Education, First Class & Distinction in Teaching, University of Stirling


Member of the PGDE Course Management Team and PGDE Business Education Coordinator.

Leader of PGDE Professional Practice (Secondary) from 2020.  

Module Leader:

  • X3436 Creative Contexts for Learning Business Education
  • X3814 Policy and Practice: Early Career Development
  • X3822 Contexts for Leadership
  • X9798 Contemporary Contexts for Teacher Learning and Teachers' Work
  • X7432 Policy and Politics in Education (from 2020)


  • X3998 Educational Perspectives and Policies
  • X9647 Globalisation, Society and Education Policy 
  • X3404 Placement Learning
  • X3997 Principles and Policy in Practice
  • X3501 Professional Specialisation
  • X9797 How Teachers Learn
  • BA and MEd Dissertation Supervision
  • PhD and EdD Thesis Supervision