Dr Clare Woolhouse


Secondary Education


Research Interests:
Gender, Identity, Visual Methodologies, Foucault, technologies, discipline, power and discourse

PhD: Lancaster University, awarded 2009 - Everyday Transformations? Exploring Gendered Technologies of the Self and the Rhetoric of Makeovers , MA: Goldsmiths College, University of London, awarded 1998 - Sociology with Special Reference to Qualitative Research (Distinction)., CiLTHE: Lancaster University, awarded 2003 – Certificate in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education., PGCE (FE): University of Greenwich, awarded 1997, Sociology and SEN (Pass)., BA (Hons): University of Greenwich, awarded 1996, Sociology (2:1).


Having completed a first degree, a masters and a PGCE I worked in two Secondary Schools and a PCET college before moving into HE. While studying for my PhD at Lancaster University I taught undergraduate students for five years. In 2007 I moved to the Faculty of Education at Edge Hill University and I am currently a Reader in Education. I have worked on a number of funded research projects relating to the professional development of those in the school workforce, with a particular focus on the area of inclusive practice and SEN education. I deliver face to face and on-line sessions at UG and PG level relating to inclusive educational practice, Sociology, practitioner research, research methodology and academic writing. I am the Post-graduate Research Co-ordinator for the Faculty of Edmore...

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