Dr Ruth Mieschbuehler
programme leader for education studies, Institute of Education, University of Derby
Ruth is programme leader for education studies in the College of Education at the University of Derby. She coordinates and directs the continuing development of the programme. She also teaches on a number of modules and supervises both postgraduate and doctoral students in education. Before that Ruth worked as an education researcher at the International Centre for Guidance Studies at the University of Derby. She was undertaking research into education, higher education and vocational education and training.
Her forthcoming book with Routledge, The Minoritisation of Higher Education Students: An Examination of Contemporary Policies and Practice, is a study of philosophical and pedagogical approaches to student educational experiences. In her role as executive committee member of the British Education Studies Association (BESA), she promotes the development of the subject – Education Studies – and represents academics and professional nationally.
Wednesday 11 October, 19:00 Hallmark Midland Hotel, Derby, DE1 2SQ
Should we study dead white philosophers?
Thursday 9 November, 19:00 Brunswick Inn, Derby, DE1 2RU
Groupthink: do East Midlands universities put conformism before criticism?