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Aileen Kennedy, Dr

Professor Of Practice at University of Strathclyde

Aileen is Professor of Practice in Teacher Education at the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow, where she is currently the Director of Teacher Education.  Aileen’s research focuses on how teachers learn, and the policy context within which that learning happens. This work enables her to conceptualise and explain the powers that influence teacher professional learning, exploring pedagogies for teacher learning that support a transformative and socially just orientation. Her teaching and curriculum development work focus on supporting teachers to learn in ways that embrace and support a diverse pupil population. She is co-Principal Investigator of the ‘Measuring Quality in Initial Teacher Education’ project (, Managing Editor of Professional Development in Education (@PDiEJournal), and co-convener of the Scottish Educational Research Association’s Teacher Education Network.

Aileen Kennedy's contributions