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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

19 May 2021 10:30 am - 12:30 pm

#BERA_Prevent&Extremism @BERANews Current initiatives in counter-terrorism, the fear of extremism in education and the requirement for schools to promote fundamental British values have...

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BERA SIG Convenors

Summer 2021 SIG Convenors Meeting The Summer 2021 SIG Convenors Meeting will be held on June 23, 2021 from 1:00pm-2:00pm REGISTER NOW

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...

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