Dr Peart is the Course Leader for the SENCO award. She also teaches on the Masters in Education course, supervising students completing their final year dissertations and providing professional academic outreach support to educational professionals including leaders and aspiring leaders in schools, colleges and other education settings.
After completing teaching qualifications at Leicester University in 1983, Dr Peart began teaching science in Leicester schools before taking up post as a Local Authority Education Adviser for Race in Education. Gaining her Masters in Education from Leicester University, she transferred as a manager to the further education sector, where she remained for over 15 years.
She began working at Nottingham Trent University in 2006 as part of the University’s Teacher-Training Team. Since completing her PhD – The Experience of Black Males in Further Education – she has taught on a range of postgraduate programmes including postgraduate certificates, diplomas, Masters and PhD courses.
Opportunities to carry out postgraduate research towards an MPhil / PhD exist and further information may be obtained from the NTU Graduate School.
Dr Peart has been a BERA / SAGE Award Winner for Research.
She has completed research on The Impact of Bespoke Support for Black males in FE and Young Homeless People’s Access to and Experience of Education. Her current projects are Young Offenders’ Experience of Education Pre and Post Offending and A Review of The Representation of Britishness in School Textbooks.
Her other research interests include:
- Social Justice and Inclusion issues, particularly in the areas of equality, individual experience and teacher-training
- The experience of minority groups in accessing education in the statutory and post-compulsory sectors.
- The experience of BAME managers and their progression within education.
- Developing managers and teacher educators to prepare staff and trainees to meet the needs of diverse student groups.
Dr Peart reviews papers for two journals – Race Equality Teaching and The Journal of Special Educational Needs. She has been an external examiner at the Universities of East London, Staffordshire and Wolverhampton and currently examines at the Universities of Worcester and University of Bolton.
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Dr Peart is an external examiner at the Universities of Worcester and University of Bolton.
- Equality and Diversity in Further Education. Peart S, 2014, Northwich, Critical Publishing
- Making Education Work: How Black Men and Boys Navigate the Further Education Sector. Peart S, 2012, Stoke on Trent, Trentham Books
- Teaching 14-19 Learners in the Lifelong Learning Sector. Peart S and Atkins L, Learning Matters, 2011, Exeter, Sage
- Responding to Learners’ Literacy and Numeracy Needs in The Lifelong Learning Sector: Reflective Reader. Peart S, in S Wallace (ed) Learning Matters, 2010, Exeter, Sage
- The Minimum Core for Numeracy: Knowledge, Understanding and Personal Skills. Peart S, Learning Matters, 2009, Exeter, Sage
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Dr Peart can offer comment on 14-19 education; inclusion, equality, diversity, marginalisation and exclusion in education; further education; CPD in education; African and Caribbean students in the secondary and post compulsory sector; and the inclusion of Black males in education.