Clare Martin is a senior lecturer in the Institute of Education. She teaches primarily on the MA Education programme and is course lead for the National Award for SEN Coordination, the mandatory postgraduate qualification for all newly appointed Special Educational Needs Coordinators. Having taught in mainstream and special schools for 30 years she combined roles as a Teaching Fellow (University of Portsmouth) and Associate Lecturer (Goldsmiths, University of London) before joining St Mary’s in 2021. She is a qualified advisory teacher for the visually impaired.
Her research interests centre on SEND, inclusion, visual impairment and teacher change processes. She has a special interest in the influence of the inclusion of pupils with SEND on the teaching and learning of others and on teachers’ conceptualisations of SEND and inclusion.
Martin, C. (2021) The influence of the inclusion of visually impaired pupils on teachers’ conceptualisations of inclusion and SEND. British Journal of Special Education. 48(2) 175-195
Martin, C (2021) Motivation in special education: doing it differently or doing it better?
Support for Learning 37(3), 450-469
Martin, C. (2020). From LSA to teacher: the value of classroom experience in shaping a ‘teacher’ identity. Support for Learning, 35(1), 23-42.
Martin, C (under peer review) Inclusion and visual impairment: the potential for practical and pedagogical change International Journal of Inclusive Education
BERA Conference 2021 The influence of the inclusion of visually impaired pupils on teachers' conceptualisations of inclusion and SEND
ISEC 2021 Hidden Voices: the Impact of the Inclusion of Visually Impaired Pupils
University of Cambridge Kaleidoscope Conference 2020 Hidden Voices: the Impact of the Inclusion of Visually Impaired Pupils
University of Cambridge Kaleidoscope Conference 2019 Methodological challenges encountered in a doctoral research pilot study.