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Barbara Skinner, Professor

Professor in TESOL and Education at Ulster University

Barbara Skinner is a Professor in TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages)and Education in the School of Education at Ulster University. Barbara lectures on a range of teacher education courses. She is involved with doctoral supervision and examination. In addition to her role as a researcher and teacher educator, she is a council member of BERA; a member of the editorial board of the BERA Blog; co-convenor of BERA’s Language and Literacy special interest group; and a member of BERA’s Publications Committee.

Barbara Skinner's contributions

How to develop more reach for your research

This BERA ECR conference offered a range of strategies to ensure your research has ‘reach’, that is, impact from the word go! The two keynote sessions explored how researchers can plan for...

Past event3 Nov 2023

Spotlight on language and literacy

This special issue of the BERA Blog places a spotlight on educational research in the field of language and literacy. Covering a range of topics from modern language learning to language as an...

Books

Blog Special Issues

SIG Forum Meeting – Literacy and Language

Join the Literacy and Language SIG annual meeting to network with colleagues, learn about the activities of the SIG over the last year and plans for 2023. This meeting will be hosted online,...

Past event16 Feb 2023

Education research: Northern Ireland

Education in Northern Ireland (NI) is characterised by segregation along religious/sectarian lines underpinned by a long history of religious tensions and fractured politics. Ninety-three per...

Belfast Eye

Blog Special Issues