Dr Ruth Mieschbuehler
programme leader for education studies, College 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.

Ruth is author of The Minoritisation of Higher Education Students: An Examination of Contemporary Policies and Practice (2017)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.

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