Susan is an Honorary Research Fellow and former Deputy Director of the department.
Susan completed a B.Ed at Queensland University of Technology (QUT), Australia, and read for a MSc in Comparative and International Education and a DPhil in Education at the University of Oxford. Susan’s entire career has been in education in various forms: she taught in secondary schools in Australia and England before starting her academic career.
Susan’s research interests are in the following areas:
- Technical and vocational education and training policy
- Vocational excellence
- Work based and professional learning
- Quality and esteem in FE
- Territory landscape
- Skills economy