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Sarah is a lecturer in English Education and is subject director for the secondary English PGCE.

Sarah completed her PhD at King's in 2020, having gained an Economic and Social Research Council studentship through the London Interdisciplinary Social Science Doctoral Training Partnership. She joined King’s as a Post-Doctoral Research Fellow in October 2020, again funded by the ESRC.

Sarah is primarily interested in teacher education and her doctorate focused on the experience of learning to teach in different postgraduate routes in England. Her current research is concerned with teacher identity and learning. Sarah also contributes to the varied programme offered by CITED (Centre for Innovation in Teacher Education and Development), a partnership between King’s and Teachers College, Columbia University.

Sarah is an experienced secondary English teacher, Senior Manager and Educational Consultant. She also pursues her interest in teacher education outside of the university by contributing to two Essex-based school-centered initial teacher training programmes.


Sarah teaches on the English PGCE.

Sarah also assesses work for the MA Education Management and supervises master's dissertations.

PhD supervision

Sarah will be happy to supervise on topics of teacher education and teacher identity.