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Grace Healy, Ms

IOE, UCL's Faculty of Education and Society

Grace Healy is the curriculum director at David Ross Education Trust. Prior to undertaking this role, she led the geography subject community across a multi-academy trust of 13 primary and secondary schools, and contributed to the leadership of a school-centred initial teacher training (SCITT). She has held departmental and pastoral leadership roles, served as a primary and secondary school governor, and is an experienced geography teacher.

Her passion for education research and interest in the professional learning and development of teachers was fostered during her time as a summer research scholar at the Woolf Fisher Research Centre (University of Auckland). Grace holds a master of education from the University of Cambridge and is currently undertaking a PhD at the UCL Institute of Education.

She is actively involved within the geography education community. She serves on the Teacher Education special interest group of the Geographical Association, is a trustee for the Royal Geographical Society, and is a member of the Geography Education Research Collective (GEReCo) with UK International Geographical Union Commission on Geographical Education (IGU-CGE). She serves on the Curriculum Journal’s editorial board and sits on BERA’s Publications Committee.

Grace Healy's contributions

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...

The Curriculum Journal

The Curriculum Journal is an international peer-reviewed journal that publishes original contributions to the study of curriculum, pedagogy and assessment. Papers reporting empirical studies and...

Journals1 Jan 2013