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Dr Sue Wayman

Senior Lecturer

Institute of Education

01752 636700 Ext:5612

swayman@marjon.ac.uk


Sue Wayman

Role Summary

I joined Plymouth Marjon University in 2000 and currently teach primarily in Education Studies but have a multidisciplinary understanding having previously taught Development Studies and Geography here. I also have earlier experience of teaching in FE and community contexts.  Having taken a couple of years away from research and publication while completing my thesis, I am now moving forward with a number of projects both nationally and internationally.


Qualifications

  • Doctor of Education in Education, University of Exeter
  • PGCE (Post-16 Education and Training), University of Plymouth
  • MA Tourism& Social Responsibility, University of Exeter
  • BA (Hons) Geography and Development Studies, University of Exeter


Teaching

  • Globalization and sustainability within the social sciences generally, and within global and local policies and practices.
  • Education studies including theory, principles, policy and practice (lifelong, formal and informal)
  • Radical pedagogies
  • Transformative learning
  • Development theories - sustainable development, sustainability, ESD
  • Global education
  • Social and emotional dimensions of learning
  • Lifelong and lifewide learning


Research

My research interests primarily centre around Global issues and D/discourses with a focus on economic, social, environmental and psychological sustainability and agency.

Fortunately my professional roles to date have blended with my interests, and I have been involved in a range of activities that have combined research with teaching and learning.  For example:

  • Februrary 2013-2014. I was part of the HEA Green Academy Team for the University, working to shape the development of sustainability within the University Curriculum
  • June 2010 -2013. External Examiner for Brighton University [Education Studies (CPD)]
  • January 2010-May 2011. Evaluation of YPC Projects linked to DCSF funding, this bid attracted funding of £29,000 for evaluation of voluntary youth work in Cornwall
  • January 2010. Working with Torbay LEA in the development of a programme/course materials for youth workers working with victims of violence/abuse at risk of becoming abusers.
  • 2009-2013. External Examiner for Leeds Metropolitan University [Foundation/BA/MA in Youth and Community Work Department]
  • 2007-.Evaluator of Research Grant Applications for the HEA [Relating to Education for Sustainable Development]


Publications

In progress - Chapter on Outdoor/Environmental Education and Sustainability for Pulication in edited work by Ord and Jeffs for Routledge

Harris, D. and Wayman, S. (2015) 'On Work-Based Learning'. ResearchGate, DOI:10.13140/2.1.1418.2722.

Book review for Children and Young People Now, March 2010

Beck D and Purcell R (2010) Popular Education Practice for Youth and Community Development Work Exeter: Learning Matters

Chapter on Futures Education in Stibbe A (ed) (2009), The Handbook of Sustainability Literacy: Skills for a Changing World? Totnes: Green Books

Book review in Young People Now - Sept. 2009 - Wood, J., and Hine, J., eds., (2009) Work with Young People: Theory and Policy for Practice, London: Sage Publications Ltd


Other Interests

I am a long serving member of staff having been involved in teaching at the University since 2000. 

I currently teach primarily in Education Studies but have a multidisciplinary understanding having previously taught Development Studies and Geography at this University.  I also have some earlier experience of teaching in FE and community contexts.  Having taken a couple of years away from research and publication while completing my thesis, I am now moving forward with a number of projects in this area of study both nationally and internationally.

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