Postgraduate taught 

Education MSc: Online distance learning

Meet the Academics

Meet the Academics

Dr Jennifer Farrar

Lecturer and Programme Director of the Online Education programme

Dr Farrar specialises in children’s literature and literacies education. Her current research interests include critical literacies in policy and practice, picturebooks, metafiction and student teachers’ knowledge of children’s literature.

Susie Marshall

Lecturer on the Online Education programme

Susie Marshall has a professional background in primary education. She was Deputy Head of a school in London for eight years and more recently has worked as a lecturer in mathematics education, associate tutor in inclusive education, as well as a mathematics consultant with schools across Scotland. Her previous research includes focussing on teachers’ perceptions of developing mathematical language.

Professor Catherine Lido

Lecturer on the Online Education programme

Professor Catherine Lido holds a chair of Psychology and Adult Learning, in the School of Education at the University of Glasgow. Her teaching and research interests are mainly within the social psychology of education and particularly in using novel methods to capture inequalities in all forms of learning. Professor Lido has published widely in the area of Learning Cities and Lifewide Learning capture. 

Dr Kara Makara Fuller

Lecturer on the Online Education programme

Dr Kara Makara is a Lecturer in the School of Education. Her research focuses on how social interactions in educational settings influence motivation and learning. Topics of interest include assessment, academic help seeking, achievement goals, cross-cultural research, and peer relations. She teachers on a number of PGT courses in the School and is a member of the University of Glasgow Education Assessment Network.

Dr Dong Nguyen

Lecturer on the Online Education programme 

Dr Dong Nguyen is a lecturer in Educational Leadership and Research. His research and teaching interests include leadership across sectors and cultures, professional learning, organisational education, and comparative education.