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Dr Helen Young, LSBU

Dr. Helen Young

Senior Lecturer; Senior Fellow, Higher Education Academy

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  • School/Division:
    Law and Social Sciences / Education

Dr. Helen Young joined London South Bank University (LSBU) in August 2016 from the UCL Institute of Education. She is a Senior Lecturer in Education and teaches on the BA Education Studies and on the EdD. She is also Director of Post Graduate Research Studies (DPGRS) for the School of Law and Social Sciences (LSS).

Dr. Young conducts research in sociology of education, particularly in education policy and ideas of democracy and citizenship.

Dr. Young teaches on the BA (Hons) Education Studies and the EdD.

Dr. Young’s research interests include:

  • Sociology of education
  • Education policy
  • Privatisation and academies
  • Democracy and citizenship
  • Governing and governance

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Dr. Young is a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (HEA) and a member of the Society for Research in Higher Education (SRHE) and of the British Educational Research Association (BERA).