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Lizana Oberholzer

Senior Lecturer - Teacher Education and School Direct Programme Lead at University of East London

Lizana is a Senior Lecturer at the University of East London, Leading on the MA in Leadership in Education. She is passionate about Teacher Education, and led on school-based teacher education at university level and as a SCITT Director. She is a former Founding Trustee of NASBTT, and is currently actively involved as a Regional Lead for WomenED, and a BAMEed Trustee. In addition, as a Founding Fellow of the Chartered College of Teaching, Lizana leads the Chartered College of Teaching Network at UEL. She is an active member of BERA, and is the BERA SIG Convenor for Teacher Education and Development. She is an active BELMAs and IPDA member too. She engages with the BELMAS RIG for Governance, and is an IPDA committee member and co-chair for the IPDA Conference 2020. In addition, Lizana is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute for Management, and is an active steer group member for Women in Management. As a teacher educator and a former secondary teacher, she believes that it is imperative to have a detailed understanding of leadership and management across disciplines too. Lizana has extensive experience leading and supporting in teacher education, and her experience ranges from coaching and mentoring to leading and directing courses. Her current research focus is on developing Early Careers Teachers from the outset all the way to Headship through the use of Coaching and Mentoring.

Lizana Oberholzer's contributions

Covid-19 and Teaching Schools

In this episode of the BERA Podcast the Teacher Education SIG explores the impact Covid-19 has had on teaching schools

Podcast22 Sep 2020

BAME Educators and Covid-19

This episode of the BERA Podcast features an interview with Allana Gay, the founder of the BAMEeD Network.

Podcast16 Sep 2020

BERA SIG Convenors

2020 Newsletters BERA SIG Convenor Newsletter – September BERA SIG Convenor Newsletter – August BERA SIG Convenor Newsletter – July (sent individually via email) BERA SIG Convenor Newsletter...

Teacher Education and Development

The group covers research in initial teacher education, continuing professional development and teachers' careers.The aims of the Teacher Education and Development SIG are: to bring together...

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