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Jo Fletcher-Saxon, Ms

PhD candidate at University of Sunderland

Jo Fletcher-Saxon is a PhD candidate with Sunderland University and an assistant principal and practitioner research lead at Ashton Sixth Form College. Jo’s remit at the college includes leadership of adult education, college-based higher education and teacher education as well as a proportion of 16–19 departments. Jo is active within the further education research community and is a convenor for the Learning and Skills Research Network. Jo is a podcaster, co-hosting a podcast series in which she interviews education researchers. Jo’s activities in education research have been recognised by Jisc with a Community Champion Award in 2023 and by the Edufuturists with an Excellence in Research Award in 2020. Her action research based PhD focuses on practitioner inquiry as professional learning for teachers in UK sixth form colleges. Jo is interested in creative methods and is using and exploring podcasting as method within her PhD.

Jo Fletcher-Saxon's contributions

BERA Teacher Network – Coffee Hour

25 Jun 2024 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

The BERA Teacher Network’s coffee hour will give you the opportunity to find out more about the Teacher Network and its activities as well as get to know a little more about the team behind it.

Upcoming eventVirtual

The ECR Journey: At Crossroads of Becoming

5 Jun 2024 9:30 am - 5:30 pm

On this 2nd ECR Annual Conference we continue to celebrate the ECR journeys and welcome educational researchers and practitioners to join us in Leeds.  This year’s conference is anchored on the...

Upcoming eventIn Person

BERA Teacher Network

The BERA Teacher Network is an inclusive community of educators from early years, primary, and secondary schools and further, adult and vocational education in the UK. The network serves as a...