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Convenor

Rowena Passy, Dr

Senior Research Fellow at Plymouth University

Rowena Passy is a senior research fellow at the Plymouth Institute of Education, University of Plymouth. She spent most of her life with horses until discovering academia, and now enjoys combining her love of outdoor activities and pursuits with her research and teaching.

She has worked at the National Foundation for Educational Research as well as at Exeter, Leicester, and De Montfort Universities. She has developed a wide range of research interests in the field of education, including school leadership and management, education policy, outdoor learning, initial teacher training, and teacher retention.

Rowena Passy's contributions

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