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Fabienne Benoist, LSBU

Fabienne Benoist

Course Director for the BA (Hons) Education Top Up; Senior Lecturer

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    020 7815 5774
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    Law and Social Sciences / Centre for Education and School Partnerships

Fabienne Benoist is the Course Director for the BA (Hons) Education Top Up programme and a Senior Lecturer in the Centre for Education and School Partnerships at London South Bank University (LSBU).

Fabienne has a first degree from King’s College London in MFL and Education, a PGCE in Primary Education from the University of Greenwich and a Graduate Diploma in Psychology from LSBU. She has taught in inner London mainstream primary schools as well as specialised ASD units since 2005.

As a Senior Lecturer in Education, Fabienne leads and teaches on a number of modules across the BA (Hons) Education Studies, BA (Hons) Education Top-up and the PGCE primary courses, including year 1 to 3 undergraduate psychology modules, Teaching and Learning, and Equality, Inclusion and Citizenship. She also supervises trainee PGCE students on school placement.

Fabienne has a wide range of interests including educational psychology, bilingualism, teaching and learning of children with developmental disorders such as autism, social justice, poverty and inclusion. She has completed a chapter for a book on inclusive practice focusing on inclusion and children from low income families which is due for publication in May 2017.

Fabienne is a doctoral student on the EdD programme at LSBU and her current research focus is young people with special educational needs and disabilities and the new Education and Health Care Plans.