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Barbara Skinner, Dr

Senior Lecturer in TESOL at Ulster University

Dr Barbara Skinner is a senior lecturer in TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) in the School of Education at Ulster University. Barbara runs the MA TESOL programme in the School of Education where she 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; an Editor for the BERA Blog; a member of BERA's Publications Committee and convenor of BERA’s Language and Literacy special interest group.

Barbara Skinner's contributions

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...

Blog series

Literacy and Language SIG Annual Meeting

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 2021 This meeting will be hosted on Zoom,...

Past event16 Apr 2021

Dr Barbara Skinner joins BERA Council

Dr Barbara Skinner, Senior Lecturer, teacher educator and researcher in TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) in the School of Education at Ulster University has been appointed...

News28 Oct 2020

Should Phonics be ‘the only game in town’?

#BERA_phonics Online registration for this event has now closed, please email events@bera.ac.uk to register. Link to event recording Recently Phonics has been accepted as the prime approach for...

Past event21 Oct 2020

Should Phonics be ‘the only game in town’?

Recently Phonics has been accepted as the prime approach for the teaching and learning of reading and as a key way to measure success in reading pedagogy. This webinar problematise that view by...

Video21 Oct 2020

Publications Committee

The role of the Publications Committee is to: Ensure that BERA’s publications portfolio is well managed and upholds the highest academic standards; Ensure that BERA keeps abreast of...