Dr Alex Elwick joined Middlesex University in 2016. Previously he was the research officer at Education Development Trust, an education charity and consultancy based in Reading. He has an AHRC-funded PhD in Museum and Gallery Studies (completed in 2013) and has been a RCUK Fellow at the Library of Congress, Washington DC.
Alex teaches on the BA Education Studies and BA Early Childhood Studies programmes:
From September 2017 he will teach on the MA Higher Education.
He supervises one doctoral candidate:
He is interested in supervising doctoral candidates in the following areas:
Alex is particularly interested in education policy and the use of research evidence in education. His previous work has focused on education system reform (both in the UK and internationally); school effectiveness and school improvement; the 'digital divide' in education; the use of action research in schools; and learning in museums and art galleries.
Alex is currently working on three externally funded research projects:
He is part of the organising committee for the following externally funded events: