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Professor of Education Innovation, De Montfort University

Sarah Younie is Professor of Education Innovation at De Montfort University in the UK and visiting Professor at Chichester University. She is the BERA (British Education Research Association) national convenor for the 'Educational Research and Policy Making' Special Interest Group. She is a Trustee and founder member of the Education Futures Collaboration (EFC) charity and MESH (Mapping Education Specialist knowHow) project, which provides research evidence to inform teachers’ professional practice, and represents MESH on the UNESCO International Teacher Task Force (ITTF) panel; MESH contributes to UN SDG4. She has been involved in international research in education for UNESCO, EU, UK Government Agencies, Local Authorities, and educational charities. She is also on the national executive committee for the Fabians Education Policy Group. Professor Younie is currently the Editor-in-Chief for the international Journal of Technology, Pedagogy and Education and on the national executive committee for the professional subject association TPEA (Technology, Pedagogy and Education).

Experience

  • 2017–present
    Professor , De Montfort University, UK
  • 2014–2017
    Reader , De Montfort University, UK
  • 2001–2014
    Principal Lecturer , De Montfort University, UK
  • 1998–2001
    Senior Lecturer , De Montfort University, UK
  • 1995–1998
    Lecturer , De Montfort University, UK

Education

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    Warwick University , BA (hons.) First Class
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    Leicester University , PCGE (English and Humanities)
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    Cambridge University , PGCE (further professional study)
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    York University , MA (ESRC) Award
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    De Montfort University , Ph.D

Professional Memberships

  • Elected member of ICET Board (International Council on Education for Teaching)
  • Member on national executive committee for the Fabians Education Policy Group
  • Member of national executive committee for the professional subject association TPEA (Technology, Pedagogy and Education)
  • International panel member of UNESCO Teacher Task Force
  • National Convenor for BERA (British Education Research Association) SIG on 'Educational Research and Policy Making' (Special Interest Group)