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Mhairi C Beaton

Professor, Leeds Beckett University

Professor Mhairi C Beaton is a Reader in the Carnegie School of Education.


Having worked as a teacher in the Highlands of Scotland and following the completion of her Masters in Education, Mhairi joined the School of Education at University of Aberdeen as a Lecturer. During her time working at University of Aberdeen, Mhairi was Programme Director for the MA in Inclusive Practice and was a tutor on the MA in Autism and Learning. Whilst at University of Aberdeen, Mhairi completed her Ph.D examining the development of pupils’ learner identity in primary schools and led a number of externally funded research projects focusing on teacher development, inclusion and assessment.

Since joining the Carnegie School of Education, Mhairi has led a number of externally funded international research projects focusing on inclusion, teacher education and student voice. Mhairi is also the Leeds Beckett University representative on the University of the Arctic Assembly having successfully led the university’s application for membership in 2018.

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