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Julie Gariazzo

Head of Initial Teacher Education


Julie is Head of Initial Teacher Education in the Division of Education, School of Law and Social Sciences. Prior to joining London South Bank University in 2019, Julie had experience in both the Primary school and Higher Education sector, including the University of East London where she was Head of Teacher Education. She has taught across various London boroughs like Waltham Forest, Newham and Hackney, in both mainstream and special needs schools. Julie worked as an assistant head and SENCo.

She has a particular interest in special educational needs and completed her MA in Education in 2008 at Kingston University whilst working in a special needs school. She has also completed a Post Graduate Diploma focusing on the place of special needs schools in initial teacher education.

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Julie is an external at Plymouth Marjon on the Foundation degree in Early Years and the BA SEN.