Department of Education

Caitlin Prentice

DPhil Student

College Affiliation: St Anne's College

Caitlin is a DPhil student in the Department of Education working on how teachers interact with refugee and unaccompanied asylum-seeking pupils in UK schools.

Her DPhil study uses survey data, interviews, observation, and document analysis to examine teacher knowledge, attitudes, and practices in relation to refugee pupils. Previously, Caitlin worked as a primary school teacher in Aberdeen, London, and at Rose Hill Primary School in Oxford. She completed an MA (Gaelic Medium Education, Oral History) and a PGDE (Primary Education) at the University of Aberdeen, and a BA (Human Geography, Environmental Studies) at Middlebury College in the US. She has a general interest in improving inclusion and equity in education.

Thesis

Teacher interactions with refugee and asylum seeking pupils: knowledge, attitudes and practices

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