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Amber Fensham-Smith, Dr

Open University

Amber Fensham-Smith is a lecturer in childhood and youth studies at the Open University. A sociologist by training, her research seeks to give voice to marginalised and excluded communities in education. She has a keen pedagogical interest in home-education and the ways in which families are appropriating new technologies and informal learning spaces to envisage or enact education differently. Previous projects have included Gypsy and Traveller education and her current project with Dr Zoe Flack, funded by the University of Brighton, uses Photovoice to promote children’s participation in research.

Amber Fensham-Smith's contributions

BERA SIG Convenors

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