Professor of Education, Bath Spa University

Professor of Education at Cass school of Education, University of East London. I am an ESRC PaCSS (Partnership for Conflict Crime and Security) leadership fellow.

My interests are in contemporary and historical disaster education, the pedagogies that are used to prepare people for emergencies and how they behave and learn in times of crisis. I am also interested in theories of lifelong and vocational education.

My latest book is “Competence Based Education and Training: the existential threat of competency”, published by Palgrave Macmillan.


  • –present
    Professor of Education , University of East London


  • 2004 
    UCL (Institute of Education), Education