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Helen Upfield

Senior Lecturer - PGCE Secondary English with QTS and MA Education

Helen Upfield

About Research



Helen joined St Mary’s in 2021 and is a Senior Lecturer (English) on the Secondary PGCE programme and MA in Education. Before coming to St Mary’s, Helen worked in Further Education as an English, Communication, and Sociology lecturer, head of sixth form, and in senior leadership.

Helen completed her first degree in English, Drama and Education Studies at Homerton College, University of Cambridge. She has an MA in Theatre from Royal Holloway, University of London, and an MA in Education from Roehampton University.


Research profile

Research Interests

  • Leadership and Management in Further Education
  • Practitioner Research
  • Learner Voice

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