Teaching

  • Barbara contributes to a range of courses at UG, Masters and doctoral level. These include the Masters in International Education and Development, the Masters in Education, the International Education and Development Undergraduate pathway.  Her teaching is informed by her interests in citizenship, gender, institutional processes, poststructural theory, and research methodology.  She currently convenes two undergraduate modules:

    • Knowledge and Society in Late Modernity - Year 2 Education Pathway

    • Contexts 2: Communities, Institutions and Societies  - Year 3 BACYS module

  • Barbara has supervised doctoral students researching education procesess in schooling and higher education contexts in the UK and in the Global South. Current thesis titles of her PhD  students include:

    • An exploration of the production of classed subjectivities of young people in elite schools in India (Suvasini Iyer)
    •  Navigating the 'new South Africa': an ethnographic study of the born free generation in a township in South Africa (Fawzia Mazanderani)  
  • As a previous Education PhD Convenor (2010 to 2013), Barbara was delighted to have been nominated by Education PhD students for a Sussex Teaching Award in 2011.