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Beverley Goring

Dr Beverley Goring is a Lecturer in London South Bank University's (LSBU) 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.

She has wide experience of teaching, firstly in further education colleges, working specifically with 'second chance' mature students. At LSBU, she has taught on the University Foundation course and a range of undergraduate and postgraduate courses in education, sociology, social policy and development studies. She was formerly Senior Research Administrator in the Faculty of Arts and Human Sciences, and coordinated the PhD programme.

Dr Goring’s research interests are in gender and education, development and poverty alleviation, race and migration, and 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 children’s experiences of the education system in UK schools. She has a keen interest in self-help community education and has taught in the supplementary Saturday school sector for over twenty years.

She is a Member of the British Sociological Association, British Educational Research Association and UN Women. She is also an Education Consultant and works as a Coach and Mentor to young people.

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