Sue Jackson

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Country:United Kingdom
City/town:London
Web page:http://www.bbk.ac.uk/about-us/governance/officers/professor-sue-jackson-ba-ma-phd
Biography:

Sue is Pro-Vice Master for Learning and Teaching at Birkbeck, University of London, where she is Professor of Lifelong Learning and Gender.  She has recently been awarded a prestigious National Teaching Fellowship from the Higher Education Academy in the UK.  She is a member of several Boards and organisations, including

  • Member International Advisory board International Academic Forum, Japan
  • Chair, Asian Conferences on Education and European Conferences on Education
  • Expert advisor, adult continuing education and lifelong learning, British Council's 'Development Partnerships in Higher Education programme'
  • UK representative, UNESCO-based World Committee for Lifelong Learning
  • Executive and Council Member, Universities Association for Lifelong Learning (UALL)
  • Editorial Boards, Teaching in Higher Education; Women's Studies International Forum
  • Fellow of the Higher Education Academy
  • Member Teaching Fund Advisory Group, Higher Education Funding Council for England (2011 to 2013)
  • Member Teaching, Quality and Student Experience Strategic Committee, Higher Education Funding Council for England (2011 to date)
Research:

Sue's research interests include lifelong learning and learner identities, especially regarding the intersections of gender, social class and age, and she supervises research students in these areas.

Projects:

2007 to date only

Higher Education Academy (2013/14) 'Transforming Assessment' (£6,000)

TEMPUS IV Programme (PI Gordon College of Education, Haifa, Israel) – ‘Developing and international model for curricular reform in multicultural education and cultural diversity training of students of education and teachers’ (total grant €916,363 / to BBK €10,129)

Higher Education Academy (2012-15) Doctoral Programme Studentship ‘Impact of retention strategies on part-time mature students in higher education’ (£60,516)

Nuffield Foundation (2012-13) ‘A critical assessment of new ways of involving student mothers in higher education’ (with Callender, C) (£69,867)

Higher Education Academy Workshop and Seminar Series (2012) ‘Strategies for retention – transition and integration‘ (with King, T) (£500)

UnionLearn (2011-12) ‘Examining the benefits of participation in different kinds of learning activities provided within the framework of UnionLearn’ (with Callender, C) (£61,367)

ESRC/TSB Knowledge Transfer Partnership (2008-10) ‘Developing leadership skills, global citizenship and intercultural communicative competence among young people’, with Raleigh International and Zhu Hua (£82,618)

ESRC RES-148-25-0022 (2007) Intersecting identities: Women’s spaces of sociality in post-colonial London (Identities and Social Action Programme), 1 year project continuation - £14,348 (October 1 2007-September 30 2008) : first stage of project, South Asian and White Women’s Spaces of Sociality and Celebration’, led by Brah A. (1/2005-9/2007 - £215,000)

 

Publications:

2007 to date only:

 

Books

Challenges and Inequalities in Lifelong Learning and Social Justice (2013) (edited book) London: Routledge

Lifelong Learning and Social Justice: communities, work and identities in a globalised world (2011) (edited book) Leicester, NIACE

Gendered choices: learning, work, identities in lifelong learning (2011)(co-edited book, with Malcolm, I. and Thomas, K.), Dordrecht: Springer Academic Press

Innovations in lifelong learning: critical perspectives on diversity, participation and vocational learning (2010)(edited book), London: Routledge

Challenges and negotiations for women in higher education (2007) (co-edited book, jointly with Letherby, G. and Cotterill, P.) Dordrecht: Springer Academic Press

Reconceptualising lifelong learning: feminist interventions (2007) (co-authored book with Burke, P.) London: Routledge

 Articles in refereed journals 

“Foundations for learning?: foundation degrees, learner identities and part-time learners”, International Journal of Continuing Education and Lifelong Learning, November 2012 (5:1)

“Supporting part-time learners in higher education: equalities and inequalities”, Journal of Social Inclusion: Special issue – Social Inclusion in Higher Education, 3:1, May 2012, pp 58-70

“‘Lost ladies’: Lifelong learning and community participation for older women”, Studies in the Education of Adults, 44:1, Spring 2012 pp 21-34 

“Learning through social spaces: migrant women and lifelong learning in post-colonial London”, International Journal of Lifelong Education - Special issue: ‘Lifelong Education in the Age of Transnational Migration’, 29:2, 2010, pp 237-254

“Higher education, mature students and employment goals: policies and practices in the UK” Journal of Vocational Education and Training, (with Jamieson, A.)61:4 2009 pp 399-411

"Diversity, Identity and Belonging: Women's Spaces of Sociality" The International Journal of Diversity in Organisations, Communities and Nations, Volume 8:3 2008 pp 147-154

“Freire re-viewed” Educational Theory, 57:2, pp199-213 2007

Chapters in books

“Learning through social spaces: migrant women and lifelong learning in postcolonial London” in Guo, S. (ed) (2013) Transnational migration and lifelong learning, Abingdon: Routledge

“Lifelong learning in later years: choices and constraints for older women” (with Etienne, J.) in Jackson et al (2010) Gendered choices: Learning, Work, Identities in Lifelong Learning, Dordrecht: Springer Academic Press

“Beyond the home: informal learning and community practice for older women” (with Etienne, J.) in Jackson (ed) (2010) Innovations in lifelong learning: critical perspectives on diversity, participation and vocational learning, London: Routledge

“Living London: Women negotiating identities in a post-colonial city” (2009) in Wetherell, M. (ed) Identity in the 21st Century: New Trends in Changing Times Hampshire: Palgrave Macmillan (with Cox, R., Khatwa, M. and Kiwan, D)

“Women and Work/Life Balance: A Higher Education Perspective” (with Loumansky A and Goodman S) in Cotterill P, Jackson S and Letherby G (eds) (2007) Challenges and negotiations for women in higher education, Dordrecht: Springer Press

 

 

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