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Belinda (Bee) Hughes, Dr

Lecturer at University of Manchester

Dr Belinda (Bee) Hughes is a lecturer at the Manchester Institute of Education, University of Manchester, lecturing in contemporary issues of educational leadership. Her work focuses on policy studies, educational leadership (specifically leadership of multi-academy trusts) and the thinking of Hannah Arendt. Recent research projects include working with university colleagues on area-based school partnerships where findings were published by the Staff College in the Turning the Tide report (2023). Belinda was the recipient of the BELMAS doctoral thesis of the year award in 2020, and she has many years’ experience as a senior leader teaching in Hong Kong and the UK.

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