Department of Education
Agoni, Laura (Supervisor: Bimali Indrarathne) The relationship between EFL teachers' performance and the teacher training provision in Italy
Al Hinai, Safa (Supervisor: Khaled El Ebyary) English Language Teachers' beliefs towards the Assessment System and its relation to students' achievement in Oman
Al-Abdul Razzaq, Mohammad (Supervisor: Cylcia Bolibaugh) Ceiling effects in adult implicit second language teachers
Aldossary, Saddah (Supervisor: Irena Kuzborska) Saudi Teachers' attitudes towards using social media for continuing professional development in Saudi Arabia
Algothami, Haifa (Supervisor: Leah Roberts) Language Aptitude, experience and second language pronunciation proficiency development: a comparative study
Alharee, Manal (Supervisor: Khaled El Ebyary) Wiki based collaborative approaches to teaching English writing
Almehaidly, Noura (Supervisor: Irena Kuzborska) The teaching of pragmatics in an EFL classroom in Saudi Arabia: The analysis of textbooks and teachers' classroom practices
Alqarni, Budur (Supervisor: Monika Schmid) Acquisition and attrition among English speakers
Alzahrany, Rana (Supervisor: Irena Kuzborska) Effects of Pen-Pal Letter Writing on EFL Saudi Students’ Communicative Ability, Language Competence and Writing Motivation
Baisengirov, Yessentay (Supervisor: Andy Cirocki) Pre-Service Teachers' Perceptions of English Language Teacher Identity Formation in Kazakhstan.
Baizhanov, Yeraly (Supervisor: Andy Cirocki) Formative Assessment in the Kazakhstani Senior High School CLIL Classroom: A Mixed Methods Case Study
Baumber, Jo (Supervisor Ursula Lanvers) The effects on English language learning in the shadow of China's Double Reduction Policy
Choo, Rui Qi (Supervisor: Marilyn Vihman and Tamar Keren-Portnoy) The acquisition of segments and tones in Mandarin: An observational and experimental study
Ciftci, Ayse (Supervisor: Leah Roberts) The Importance of Learning Heritage Language and Literacy Support for Bilingual Children Language Learning
Davison-Hoult, Abigail (Supervisors: Nadia Mifka-Profozic & Elipda Pavlidou) Native and Non-native English Language Teachers' Feedback Seeking Behavior
Diao, Linghui (Supervisor: Leah Roberts) The processing and production of subject and object pronouns in English as second language
Fu, Xingyi (Supervisor: Leah Roberts) Investigating the conceptual changes of motion event cognition in advanced Chinese learners of English: a breaking Continuous Flash Suppression study
Ge, Huiting (Supervisor: Zoe Handley) Investigating the relationship between utterance fluency and learners’ and teachers’ perceptions of fluency
Hendra, Akbar Nadjar (Supervisor: Heather Marsden) The acquisition of interlanguage aspect and tense of Idonesian (L1) learner of English (L2) and Japanese (L3)
Huang, Siying (Joyce) (Supervisor Andy Cirocki) English-medium Instruction in a Chinese University: a case study with EMI teachers
Hunter, Michelle (Supervisor: Ursula Lanvers) English content delivery effectiveness: how well do international students learn and non-native Professors teach in EMI classes
Istode, Irina-Ileana (Supervisor: ) Romanian EFL Teachers' beliefs about and engagement in Continuing Professional Development: A Mixed-methods Study
Junaid, Nadia (Supervisor: Nadia Mifka-Profozic) Exploring The Impact of Automated Feedback on Students Performance in Writing Assessment
Kim, Jihyun (Supervisor: Heather Marsden) The Effect of the Semantic Features that Determine Subjecthood on Korean L2 Learners' Acquisition of Lexical Causative Sentences
Kaas Seerup, Julie (Supervisors: Carole Torgerson & David Torgerson): Examining effects and implementation of early school-based academic interventions aimed at struggling students: Using the tutoring programme ‘Læseklar’ as a case study
Liu, Xinyang (Christina) (Supervisor: Nadia Mifka-Profozic) Investigating the impact of Schema theory on Chinese readers' comprehension
Liu, Yu (Supervisor: Leah Roberts) L1 influence on the acquisition of L2 collocations by Chinese learners of English
Mackiewicz, Justyna (Supervisor: Danijela Trenkic) The effect of language competency in academic success among International students in UK higher education
Minett, Elaine (Supervisor: Emma Marsden) An evaluation of two contrasting teaching approaches in the primary languages classroom
Moutis, Mia (Efthimia) (Supervisor: Zoe Handley) The Impact of Perceptual Training on Comprehensibility in Spontaneous Speech
Ownby, Kathryn (Supervisor: Danijela Trenkic) The effects of prefixes and roots in appropriate child literature on vocabulary
Pan, Junlan (Supervisor: Emma Marsden) Developing and validating a web-based battery of tests of aptitude for language learning
Pealing, Samuel (Supervisor: Bill Soden) Towards the Development of an Assessment-based Pre-Sessional English for Academic Purposes Writing Syllabus for International Postgraduate Students in the UK
Rao, Jie (Supervisor: Bimali Indrarathne) Learning Chinese as a Second/Foreign Language Among College Students in the UK and in China: A comparison of the motivation and influencing factors
Rosmala, Dewi (Supervisor: Leah Roberts) L1 interference in L2 writing of Indonesian EFL students
Shepperd, Louise (Supervisor: Leah Roberts and Sam Hellmuth) Visual distinction or distraction: The influence of written input on encoding difficult phonological contrasts for L1 Arabic learners of L2 English
Shi, Xiaqian (Supervisor: Danijela Trenkic) Academic, Socio-Cultural and Psychological Adjustments in UK Higher Education: Investigating the experience of overseas Chinese students in UK universities
Sudwan, Onsutee (Supervisor: Jan Hardman) Conversation analytic study to investigate task design and learner interpretation in task implementation in Task-based Language Teaching (TBLT)
Wang, Wenzhao (Supervisor: Bill Soden) Promoting novice high school EFL teachers¿ language assessment literacy: A mixed-methods in China
Whitehouse, Jane (Supervisor: Ursula Lanvers) An intervention study on Task-Based Language Teaching in the UK Key Stage 3 MFL classroom to ascertain the impact on pupil motivation.
Wong, Albert (Supervisor: ) EAP teachers' use of interaction strategies to promote discipline-specific learning
Yu, Jinglei (Supervisor: Zoe Handley) The relation between L2 cognitive and utterance fluency
Almuhaidan, Arwa (Supervisor: Vanita Sundaram) Exploring the Gender Stereotypes in Children's books in Saudi Arabia
Almutawa, Wejdan (Supervisor: Kerry Knox) Blended learning: how much is too much technology in early years education?
Alqahtani, Asma (Supervisor: Leah Roberts) The power of inter-cultural awareness in TESOL and the transformative power of intercultural understanding: A problematisation of inter¬cultural communication
Alshaikhi, Ashwaq (Supervisor: Amanda Naylor) Investigating the Critical Pedagogy of EFL Teaching and Learning in Saudi Universities, Particularly the Tabuk University Preparatory Year Programme
Armstrong, Rosanna (Supervisor: Leah Roberts and Eleanor Brown) Is citizen education the same as character education?
Arun Kumar, Sahana (Supervisor: Vanita Sundaram) Exploring the position of and need for consent education at the school-level in India
Bellot, Nathaniel (Nate) (Supervisor: Eleanor Brown and Peter Sutoris) Development Education within the Secondary Education System in England: A Critical Pedagogy for Post-Development
Bowling, Abigail (Supervisors: Paul Wakeling and Sally Hancock) Structure, agency and reflexivity in teachers’ career decision-making
Cartier, Marina (Supervisors: Clementine Beauvais and Sarah Olive) British children's response to translated humorous picturebooks
De Gier, Suzanne (Supervisors: Eleanor Brown and Leah Roberts) The role of the school in supporting students’ social-emotional wellbeing. The importance of role clarity from a school professionals’ perspective
Evans, Dawn (Supervisor: Vanita Sundaram) Exploring African and Caribbean women's journey towards leadership positions in further education
Gibson, Jessica (Supervisor: Clementine Beauvais) A Critical Analysis of the Representation of Disability in Disney Films
Gilani, David (Supervisor Liz Thomas) Individualised connectedness: how can universities enhance student outcomes by helping students to better understand their own belonging needs?
Heffron, Katie (Supervisors: Eleanor Brown and Lynda Dunlop) Decolonising the university: decolonising ourselves to transform the systems and practices that shape us.
Holman, Ceri (Supervisor: Lynda Dunlop) Investigating education and youth environmental activism
Holmes, Heather (Supervisor: Amanda Naylor) A Study of the Reading Habits of Secondary School English Teachers
Hosoda, Chika (Supervisor: Reva Yunus and Leah Roberts) Teaching Professional’s Understanding of human rights and diversity for Citizenship Education in England
Jabali, Maha (Supervisor: Leah Roberts) The use of Social Media within the undergraduate student population of Saudi Arabian universities
Jack, Victoria (Supervisors: Paul Roberts and Duncan Jackson) Effective transcultural communication
Jackson, Emma (Supervisor: Eleanor Brown) An exploration of the role of indigenous knowledge in higher education: a case study of South Africa
Jiang, Huaijue (Violet) (Supervisor: Vanita Sundaram) Exploring parents' views on Relationships and Sexuality Education curricula in China
Kazi, Dorjee (Supervisors: Sally Hancock and Paul Wakeling) Exploration of Collaboration in Indian Universities: Its realities in Organisational Design and Scholar Experiences
Mohite, Sachin Mohan (Supervisors: Chelsea Selllers and Leah Roberts) Assessing Citizenship Education in India
Okolo, Chidi (Supervisors: Constantino Dumangane Jr and Paul Wakeling) Soft Systems Methodology in Higher Education: Narrowing attainment gaps between higher education students from different ethnic backgrounds
Provis, Louis (Supervisor: Vanita Sundaram) Relationships and Sex Education
Riveros Fuentos, Valeria (Supervisor: Clementine Beauvais) The Effectiveness of the Use of Literature-to-Film adaptations in the Development of Reading Comprehension in the Chilean English Classrooms
Sait, Alhareth (Supervisors: Paul Wakeling and Sally Hancock) Internationalisation of small higher education institutions: challenges and opportunities. A case study from Saudi Arabia
Salem, Sihem (Supervisors: Eleanor Brown and Lynda Dunlop) Investigating university teachers' use of dialogic pedagogy to foster their students' critical thinking and social interaction: a comparative study of Algerian and British English language lectures.
Shamshul Arrifin, Alya (Supervisor: Clementine Beauvais) The nature of the gaze in young adult literature
Sheng, Jiqiong (Supervisor: Paul Wakeling) Becoming a Consumer in England: International Postraduates' Identity and Transition
Shepherd, Jessie (Supervisors Vanita Sundaram and Dusana Dorjee) Teachers’ Perceptions and Pedagogical Practices Regarding Social and Emotional Learning for Refugee and Migrant Girls
Smith, Katherine (Supervisors: Clementine Beauvais and Vanita Sundaram) Gender in the assigned texts for GCSE English Literature
Woods, Michelle (Supervisor: Liz Thomas and Zoe Baker) What can be learnt from students who have persisted in HE after seriously considering leaving, to improve the persistence of others within the Irish higher education sector
Anguera Alemany, Andrea (Supervisor: Erin Dysart & Louise Tracey): The Lived Experience of Highly Able Children in England – An Exploratory Study in Reception and KS1
Atigolo, Joy (Supervisor: Nathalie Noret) Bullying and its effect on mental health and academic performance of high school students
Bradford, Jenna (Supervisor: Robert Klassen) The significance of personality traits, and other factors, in the retention of teachers in primary settings.
Code, Aimee (Supervisors: Umar Toseeb and ) Sibling bullying in families where a child has ASD
Coleman, Helen (Supervisor: Anna Bull) Changing policies and procedures in Higher Education in relation to professional boundaries between staff and students.
Deniz, Emre (Supervisor: Umar Toseeb) Cross-Cultural Differences in Sibling Bullying in Families of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder: An Intercultural Examination of Families in the UK and Turkey
Dima, Alexandra (Supervisor: Dusana Dorjee) Adding mindfulness and creativity to the list of skills needed for the future
Ding, Xi (Supervisor: Louise Tracey) Early childhood education in urban China: a case study of early childhood education programme in Nanjing city
Dowey, Sarah (Supervisor: Kathryn Asbury) A longitudinal investigation of the effect of whole-school versus intensive growth mindset and metacognition interventions on self-efficacy, vocabulary, mathematics and non-verbal skills
Doyle, Kayleigh (Supervisor: Lisa Kim and Kathryn Asbury) Creative Arts Based Pedagogy (CABP) for Students with Autism
Dromey, Helen (Supervisor: Anna Bull) Rethinking Continuation in Instrumental Music Teaching through Democratised Learning
Dundas, Suzanna (Supervisor: Kathryn Asbury) The relationship between narrative identity and career interests, aspirations, expectations and plans
Fox, Laura (Supervisors: Kathryn Asbury) How do Autistic Children Experience Friendships Across School Settings
Frederick, Zozonaebi (Supervisor: Louise Tracey) An exploration of play pedagogy in Nigerian early childhood education
Han, Nara (Supervisor: Rob Klassen) 'The effects of scaffolding types and the level of self-regulated learning ability on learning outcomes (learning satisfaction, academic achievement) of Flipped Learning environment in Higher Education'
Hejazi, Husna (Supervisor: Nathalie Noret) Psychology of Trauma in Education: Nurturing through education
Leary, Rowena (Supervisor: Kathryn Asbury) Narratives of childhood loneliness: the impact on adult identity and mental health
Lennon, Rosemary (Supervisor: Dusana Dorjee) Establishing if the delivery of a curriculum intervention to children as young as 10 years, could enable children to self-regulate their emotions and behaviours
Mansell, Elizabeth (Lizzie) (Supervisor: Anna Bull) Using the Prevent Duty in Education to reduce Incel Violence
Onuorah, Adaorah (Supervisor: Louise Tracey) Peer Assisted Learning Strategies (PALS) as an Intervention to Improve the Reading Skills of Pupils in Public Primary Schools in the Southeast Geopolitical Zone of Nigeria
Peckover, Lee (Supervisor: Dusana Dorjee) Developmental trajectories of the metacognitive self-regulatory capacity in relation to mental health and wellbeing in children (or adolescents)
Shannon, Clare (Supervisor: Rob Klassen) Enhancing intrinsic motivation in learning for adolescents: Lessons learnt from Educational Neuroscience for best practice in education
Sharman, Lauren (Supervisor: Nadia Jessop) Aiding the transition of Hong Kong international school students, to higher education, during times of disruption
Sheikh-Iddenden, Salma (Supervisor: Kathryn Asbury) Heritage, narratives, identity and outcomes amongst South Asian Muslims in the UK.
Shepherd, Jessie (Supervisor: Dusana Dorjee & Vanita Sundaram) Teachers’ Perceptions and Pedagogical Practices Regarding Social and Emotional Learning for Refugee and Migrant Girls
Tickell, Rebecca (Supervisor: ) Investigating the Impact of Mentoring on Teacher Efficacy of Beginning Teachers in a Mutable Educational Landscape
Wang, Cong (Supervisor: Dusana Dorjee) Exploring the neural correlates of the Self-regulatory capacity and Self-world capacity in relation to wellbeing
Wang, Qi (Supervisor: Dusana Dorjee) Impact of Loving-Kindness Induction on Self-Other Related Mind-Wandering and Wellbeing: an RCT Study.
Wilding, Kirsty (Supervisor: Sophie Von Stumm) Environmental and Genomic Predictors of Child Language
Williams, Rosina (Supervisor: Sebastian Suggate) Implications of Mental Imagery Ability on Reading
Wilson Katelynn (Supervisor: Nathalie Noret) The nature and correlates of appearance related bullying in adolescence
Wright, Megan (Supervisor: Sophie Von Stumm) What makes an adult? Identifying the psychological qualities of adulthood
Agbaje, Rasheedah (Supervisor: Jeremy Airey) An Exploratory Study of Teachers' Classroom Interaction Patterns in Basic Science Lessons in Junior Secondary Schools in Ekiti State, Nigeria
Almashari, Faisal (Supervisor: Jeremy Airey) Views of Saudi teachers and students on being involved in school-based extracurricular activities available at high schools.
Brakovic-Thomas, Maya (Supervisor: Lynda Dunlop) Supporting youth environmental activism through role-playing vignettes: A view behind the Veil of Ignorance.
Brzezniak, Marzena (Supervisor: Jeremy Airey) Do teacher beliefs and understanding about vaccinations impact their instructional practice, and does this in turn impact long-term student outcomes in terms of vaccine hesitancy?
Clayton, Sarah (Supervisor: ) The role of knowledge in education for the climate crisis: the impact of curriculum design and direct instruction in the teaching of climate change
Green Vella, Nicole (Supervisor: ) Understanding science: An evaluation of teaching the Nature of Science in Primary School Science
Holman, Ceri (Supervisor: ) Investigating education and youth environmental activism
Ishiekwene, Ngozi (Nora) (Supervisor: Kerry Knox) The academic impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on assessment in post-16 biology education
Li, Mengyao (Supervisor: Jeremy Airey) Chinese Students' Perceptions Towards Science-Related Jobs
Lyon, Rosy (Supervisor: Kerry Knox) Exploring Methods of Integrating Published Research into Higher Education Science Delivery; What is Effective and Why?
McArdle, Dominic (Supervisors: Lynda Dunlop and Kerry Knox) A case study of two A-Level subjects at a UK sixth form college to explore whether or not general academic skills exist
Nemukuyu, Cleophas (Cleo) (Supervisors: Jeremy Airey and Chelsea Sellers) Exploring the constitutive relationship between secondary school science practical work and the dual nature of science literacy.