Reader in Education for Social Justice at University of Wolverhampton
19 Nov 2019
Gurpinder Singh Lalli is Reader in Education for Social Justice and Inclusion based in the School of Education at the University of Wolverhampton. Gurpinder has a vested interest in school food policy and is interested in the curriculum offering. He is the author of Schools, Food and Social Learning, published in 2019. Gurpinder taught in further education colleges prior to joining academia and holds qualified teacher status. He is a senior fellow of the Higher Education Academy and has led funded research projects. Published work includes peer-reviewed articles in leading journals which include the Cambridge Journal of Education, British Journal of Sociology of Education and International Journal of Qualitative Studies in Education. Gurpinder is a trustee of food education charity, Taste Education and continues to advocate for curriculum development for food in schools. For his PhD, he focused on the impact of food upon learning with an emphasis on the social aspect of dining. The notion of social learning is introduced alongside a growing emphasis on surveillance studies throughout his work.