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Esther Cummins

Lecturer at Carnegie School Of Education, Leeds Beckett University

Esther is a Course Director at Leeds Beckett University, where she teaches modules on undergraduate and postgraduate courses in the Carnegie School of Education.  Her teaching portfolio focuses on studies of primary education and of inclusive practice. 

Esther was a primary school teacher and senior leader before moving to Higher Education.  She has worked in different faith and community schools in Kent, Oxford, and North Yorkshire.  Whilst working in schools, Esther had several responsibilities, including leading inclusive practice, early years, community partnerships, religious education, and collective worship.  

 Esther is a part-time PhD student at the University of Manchester, researching the relationship between values, ethos, and policy in faith majority settings.  She is keen to partner with other researchers in this field. 

Esther Cummins's contributions

Annual Prevent and Extremism Webinar

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Past event19 May 2021

BERA SIG Convenors

Welcome to the page with information for all our SIG Convenors. You will find here the ‘SIG handbook’ which gives all the details about how SIGs operate within BERA’s structures and will...

Religions, Values and Education

Our aims are: - To provide a forum within BERA for researchers of Religions, Values and Education in which to share their research and exchange ideas - To raise the profile of issues that...

Special Interest Group