Dr Beverley Goring
Sessional Lecturer, Education for Sustainability
School/Division:Law and Social Sciences / Social Sciences
Dr Beverley Goring is a Sessional Lecturer in the Division of Social Sciences in the School of Law and Social Sciences. She specialises in Education for Sustainability, which forms the core of her current teaching.
Dr Goring has taught on the University’s Foundation course and a range of undergraduate and postgraduate courses in Education, Sociology, Social Policy and Development Studies and Research Methods. She was formerly Senior Research Administrator in the Faculty of Arts and Human Sciences, and coordinated the PhD programme.
Dr Goring has wide experience of teaching, firstly in further education colleges, working specifically with 'second chance' mature students. At LSBU, she taught on the University Foundation course and a range of undergraduate and postgraduate courses in education, sociology, social policy and development studies. She teaches currently on MSc Education for Sustainability.
Dr Goring’s research interests are in gender and education, development and poverty alleviation, race and migration, education and home-school relations. Her doctoral thesis examined African-Caribbean parents’ perspectives on education and schooling, and the strategies parents adopted in response to their experiences of the education system in UK schools.
- Member of the British Sociological Association
- Member of the British Educational Research Association
- Member of UN Women
- President of Alleyne School Alumni Association (UK), a charitable organisation
- Education Consultant, Coach and Mentor