Helen Okeeffe

Associate Dean (Students and External)

FOE:FOE Primary Education

Children of Prisoners, Parental Involvement in Education, Social Justice, Children and their families

Helen is Associate Dean in the Faculty of Education. Prior to this she was a member of the Primary team at Edge Hill for 11 years. In this time she has held the role of Senior Lecturer, Primary Full Time Year Leader, Programme Leader, Assistant Head of Primary and Early Years Education and Head of Primary Education. Helen’s professional background is in both mainstream and SEN/D Primary school settings. Helen’s work and research involves significant engagement with a range of partners including schools, social enterprise, charities, multi-agency teams and on-going collaboration with academics more...

BA (Hons) Classics – University of Liverpool, PGCE (Primary) – Liverpool Hope University, MA (Education) – Open University, Postgraduate Certificate in Teaching and Learning in Higher Education – Lancaster University, PhD (Education) – Thomas Coram Research Unit, UCL Institute of Education, London

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