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Dr. Caroline Burns is Lecturer in Social Sciences. She is currently teaching in Sociology.

Research interests:

Caroline's work is about redressing social inequalities at a local and global level. She is a member of the Power and Intersecting Inequalities Research Cluster. She is currently working on several projects with the Islamic University of Gaza to enahnce career opportunities for women. She is passionate about creating equitable educational environments and practices, with students and staff as partners in learning, and where diversity is valued. Her research interests include internationalisation at home, intercultural competence, widening participation and decolonising the curriculum and narrative inquiry.

Education/Academic qualification

Education, EdD, Developing a sense of self-in-the-world: staff and student narratives from a post-1992 university in the north of England, Newcastle University

26 Sept 201126 Oct 2018

Award Date: 26 Oct 2018

Applied Linguistics, MA, TESOL, Northumbria University

8 Sept 200429 Jun 2007

Award Date: 29 Jun 2007

Education Language, Diploma, DELTA Diploma in English Language Teaching to Adults, University of Cambridge

1 Jun 20021 Dec 2003

Award Date: 1 Dec 2003

Modern Languages, BA (Hons), Spanish with French

1 Sept 199114 Jul 1995

Award Date: 14 Jul 1996

Modern Languages, PGCE, Secondary Education (Modern Languages)

Award Date: 21 Jun 1996


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