Job: Programme Leader BA Education Studies
Faculty: Health and Life Sciences
School/department: School of Applied Social Sciences
Address: De Montfort University, The Gateway, Leicester, LE1 9BH
Dr Austin Griffiths is a Senior Lecturer in Education Studies. Dr Griffiths leads for the Dissertation, the Special Educational Needs, and the Historical and Contemporary Issues modules. He is particularly interested in educational inequalities, school grouping practices, and students’ attitudes to school. His doctoral research was a quantitative study exposing inconsistencies between the policy rhetoric of equality and practitioners’ perceptions of different groups of student. He is currently researching into Music Education - particularly why certain children choose to play cerain instruments.
Griffiths, A. (2015) An examination of inequalities in a Comprehensive School in an area of high disadvantage: what do student and practitioner perceptions tell us about the relationship between current and historical inequalities in English schools? PhD Thesis, University of Warwick Library.
2013 Giving to Warwick Prize for Innovative Research
2014 Child’s World Conference, Aberystwyth University
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