Dennis Hayes is Professor of Education at the University of Derby where he leads the Changing Higher Education Research Cluster (CHER).
Dennis is well-known for his educational writing and journalism and is a member of the editorial board of the Times Higher Education magazine. In February 2014 he became the first education columnist for the on-line magazine The Conversation.
He is also one of the organisers of the East Midlands Salon which meets regularly in Derby.
Teaching and Training in Lifelong Learning (4th edn Open University Press, September 2011)
The Dangerous Rise of Therapeutic Education (Routledge, March 2008)
A Lecturer’s Guide to Further Education (Open University Press, September 2007)
Demystifying the crisis
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