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Helen Hanna, Dr

Lecturer at University of Manchester

Dr Helen Hanna is a Lecturer in International Education at the University of Manchester. She is passionate about citizenship education, education rights, and educational inclusion, particularly of migrant learners and those from racial, ethnic and cultural minorities, as well as using creative visual methods. Helen has completed funded research in England, South Africa, Northern Ireland, Israel, Canada, Kenya, Hong Kong and Thailand. She has also acted as an academic writing consultant for British Council Thailand and the London Institute of Social Studies. She regularly presents at international conferences and has written and peer reviewed for publications including Children’s Geographies, Literacy and BERA Research Intelligence. She also enjoys reaching out to non-academic audiences through co-designing films with learners and teachers.

Helen Hanna's contributions

BERA SIG Convenors

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Comparative and International Education

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