Professor Maggie Gregson (Founder of SUNCETT) has worked along side Professor Andrew Pollard and Yvonne Hillier to produce a book for the Reflective Teaching series titled "Reflective Teaching in the Further Adult and Vocational Education Sector. She has recently been given permission to create a second edition of this book which is currently in production.
Recently Professor Gregson and Trish Spedding presented their research, relating to the Practitioner Research Programme (PRP) at the European Education Research Association 2018 Conference in Bolzano, Italy.
A book has recently been published by Palgrave Macmillan which was co written by Professor Gregson and former PRP practitioner and PhD Student Dr Sam Broadhead.
Trish Spedding (Co-Founder of SUNCETT) is well known nationally for her work in supporting practitioner research in FAVE contexts. Her recent publications include Reflective Teaching in Further Adult and Vocational Education (Bloomsbury 2015), Readings for Reflective Teaching in Further Adult and Vocational Education (Bloomsbury 2015). Currently she is a contributing author and co-editor of Out of Practice: improving educational practice through educational research due to be published by Palgrave Macmillan in 2019.
Recently Trish Spedding presented research along side Professor Gregson relating to the PRP at the European Education Research Association 2018 Conference in Bolzano, Italy.
Dr Lawrence Nixon (Principle Lecturer on PRP) has in Further and Higher Education for over 30 years and has taught in colleges, in the community and at universities. He has worked for some time now in teacher education for the Post Compulsory Education and Training sector and is also a core member of SUNCETT team over the last nine years. In this role he supports teachers and trainers in the post compulsory sector to develop their practice and that of their organisation's.
Daniel Gregson (Research Assistant for SUNCETT) joined the University of Sunderland in 2015, first as an Academic Tutor and then as a Research Assistant for the University of Sunderland's Centre for Excellence in Teacher Training (SUNCETT). His work involves supporting teaching and research as part of a National Practitioner Research Programme (PRP) for teachers and education leaders from the Further, Adult and Vocational Education (FAVE) sector across England.
In December 2017, I presented my research at the European Association for Practitioner Research on Improving Learning (EAPRIL), 2017 Conference in Finland, where I shared the findings of my research in the use of oral story telling media in the primary classroom with an international audience. Daniel has recently presented a more theoretical look at his 2017 research at the EERA Conference 2018 in Bolzano, Italy.