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Elizabeth Rushton, Dr

Associate Professor at Institute of Education

Elizabeth Rushton is Associate Professor of Education and Head of Department of Curriculum Pedagogy and Assessment at the Institute of Education (IOE) University College London’s (UCL) Faculty of Education and Society. Her research interests are in geography and science education, specifically the professional development of teachers, teacher and student participation in research and policymaking, and education for environmental sustainability (EfES). In 2021, Elizabeth co-led the BERA Research Commission with Dr Lynda Dunlop which had a focus on EfES and resulted in the co-creation of a manifesto for EfES with contributions from over 200 youth, teachers and teacher educators from across the UK. Elizabeth is Managing Editor of Routes – the Journal for Student Geography. Prior to joining UCL, Elizabeth led the PGCE Secondary Geography programme at King’s College London and taught geography in secondary schools in south-east England.

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