Charlotte Barrow

Lecturer in Education Studies, Course Leader

School of Humanities, Language and Global Studies

Media Factory, ME417

+44 (0) 1772 89 3113

Subject Areas: Education


BA(Hons) Education Studies with Politics, 2001, University of Central Lancashire

MA Education (Research), 2004, University of Central Lancashire

PGCert Learning and Teaching in Higher Education, 2007, University of Central Lancashire

PhD Educational Research, 2009 onwards, Lancaster University


Barrow. C. and Wood, S (2009) ‘Despite all the problems, I love being a student: A snapshot of UCLan students today’ UCLan Journal of Pedagogic Research Vol 1 Issue 1 pp21-28

Barrow, C with Heywood-everett, G (2006) E-safety: the experience in English Educational Establishments Becta


Current Research

Students’ learner identities and experiences of higher education

Research Projects

2005, Evaluation of Learning Laboratory Project at Fulwood High School
2005-06, Audit of E-safety in English Schools (funded by Becta)
2008, Faculty eLearning Academic Liaison, Pathfinder Project
2008, Academic Identities project for presentation at Academic Identities in Crisis conference, UCLan, September 2008
2009, Student experiences research, for presentation at The European First Year Experience conference, The Netherlands, May 2009


Becta 2005, E-safety in English Schools £16,736

UCLan Centre for Research informed Teaching Faculty bid, 2008, Academic Identities in Crisis research £1500


Member of Science URP

Mentor and Peer Observer, PGCert LTHE

Reading Volunteer at Holy Family Primary School

Teaching Activities and Responsibilities

ED1201 – Introduction to Education Studies
ED1202 – Education for Everyone?
ED1204 – Observing Education in Action
ED3215 – The Education of Vulnerable Young People

Undergraduate Dissertation supervision

Plus supervision on the MA Education (Research) and the MEd (Professional Practice in Higher Education)


Challenging perceptions in the midst of changing identities: What is a ‘non-traditional’ student anyway? Presented December 2009 at the Society for Research into Higher Education Annual Conference, Wales

2009 Strangers in a foreign land: a workshop exploring the responses and attitudes of individual practitioners to the diversity of the contemporary student experience and changing landscape of learning’ with Susie Wood. Presented May 2009 at The European First Year Experience Conference, the University of Groningen, The Netherlands

2008 Academic Identities in Crisis: The cost of choosing a teaching identity With Ruth Pilkington Academic Identities in Crisis Conference, September 2008, UCLan