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About: Sarah Younie is MA Programme Leader and Principal Lecturer in Education Studies in the department of Historical and Social Studies. She teaches on the MA and BA programmes and supervises research students in educational technology, innovation, pedagogy, professional development and management of change.

In 2007, she was invited to be Chair of ITTE, which is the national subject association for Information Technology in Teacher Education, which liaises with government agencies on technology and policy. She is a member of BERA, BESA, Mirandanet and is a peer reviewer for a number of international journals on technology and education.

During her role as U.K Chair of ITTE (Information Technology in Teacher Education), Sarah has liaised with government agencies and has conducted national research for government, and submitted evidence for the ‘Parliamentary Select Committee Inquiry into Education’ in 2009.

Sarah has implemented international research projects. She was the co-investigator for the EU funded ‘Learning School’ project, part of European Schoolnet Multimedia project, supported by 23 Ministries of Education; the ‘Web@Classroom’ project, awarded ‘ICT Best Practice in European Education’ in recognition of innovation. Other international projects have included the EU funded ‘European Knowledge Center' project, developing the teacher-researcher interface. Previous national research includes the ‘Use of Learning Platforms in HEIs and Schools’; BBC News School Report for ITE; SOURCE project (Software Use, Reuse and Customisation in Education) TLTP funded with The Open University. Sarah has delivered research papers at international conferences and published journal articles, book chapters and books on technology and education.

Job title or role title Principal Lecturer

Organisation De Montfort University

What topics are on your radar? Technology, e-learning, pedagogy, innovation

What topics are you an expert in? Teacher Education

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