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Miss Emma Wright

Job: Lecturer in Education

Faculty: Health and Life Sciences

School/department: School of Applied Social Sciences

Address: De Montfort University, The Gateway, Leicester, LE1 9BH

T: 0116 366 4688

E: emma.wright@dmu.ac.uk

 

Personal profile

Emma Wright is a Lecturer in Education. She initially joined the team in October 2018 on a part-time basis before joining full-time in April 2020. 

Prior to joining De Montfort University full-time, Emma was a primary school teacher working in a junior school in inner-city Leicester. Emma has also been a school governor and worked as a mentor for young people with the Leicestershire Youth Offending Service.

Research group affiliations

 

Publications and outputs

Wright, E., Smith, R., Vernon, M., Wall, R., & White, L. (2021). Inclusive, multi-partner co-creation for the teaching of special educational needs and disabilities in higher education. Journal of University Teaching & Learning Practice, 18(7), 25-40. https://doi.org/10.53761/1.18.7.03

Key research outputs

 

Research interests/expertise

  • Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND)
  • Home education
  • Primary practice
  • Inter-religious dialogue in primary schools

Areas of teaching

  • Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND)
  • Education practice (primary)
  • Contemporary childhood
  • Inter-religious relations

Qualifications

  • BA (Hons) Education Studies - De Montfort University
  • MA Inter-Religious Relations - De Montfort University
  • PGCE (Primary) - University of Warwick

Courses taught

  • EDUC1114 Childhood, Social Justice and Education
  • EDUC1143 Thinking and Learning in H.E.
  • EDUC1146 Developing Professional Agency
  • EDUC2244 Contexts for Inclusion
  • EDUC3304 Dissertation
  • EDUC3318 Reflect on Practice: Teaching and Learning

Honours and awards

 

Membership of external committees

Leicester City SACRE (Standing Advisory Council for Religious Education)

Membership of professional associations and societies

 

Professional licences and certificates

 

Projects

Emma is currently involved in a research project with Dr Rosi Smith and DMU students to co-produce a new SEND module for the Education Studies programme.

Forthcoming events

 

Conference attendance

 

Recent research outputs

 

Key articles information

Wright, E., Smith, R., Vernon, M., Wall, R., & White, L. (2021). Inclusive, multi-partner co-creation for the teaching of special educational needs and disabilities in higher education. Journal of University Teaching & Learning Practice, 18(7), 25-40. https://doi.org/10.53761/1.18.7.03

Consultancy work

 

Current research students