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.
Elwick, Alex (2017) New forms of government school provision – an international comparison. Journal of Education Policy . ISSN 0268-0939 (Accepted/In press)
Elwick, Alex and Cannizzaro, Sara (2017) Happiness in higher education. Higher Education Quarterly, 71 (2). pp. 204-219. ISSN 0951-5224
Elwick, Alex (2017) Education reform in New York City (2002-2013). Oxford Review of Education . ISSN 0305-4985 (Published online first)
Alex is currently working on the following externally funded research project:
He is part of the organising committee for the following externally funded events:
Previous projects and events he has worked on include: