Paul Miller spent 13 years as a Secondary School teacher both in Jamaica and London, before moving to Higher Education. He received his PhD from the Institute of Education, University of London [Education Policy/Human Resources Management in Education] and his MBA from The University of the West Indies [Human Resources Management]. He is Fellow of the College of Teachers and Fellow of the Institute of Fiscal Studies, School of Finance. He has written three books; two monographs and 14 journal articles, 12 of which are in the area of Teacher Migration/Teacher Identity. He is a member of the editorial advisory boards for the Journal of the University of the Cayman Islands and the Journal for Critical Education Policy Studies.

At Middlesex University, Paul convenes the Third Year BA Education Studies module, “Children Rights: Law, Policy and Practice” and the MA Education: Leadership, Management & Change module, “Policy, Leadership and Management in Education”. Paul is Admissions tutor; deputy programme leader and link tutor (to Dubai Campus) for the MA Education: Leadership, Management & Change. In addition, he teaches on a number of undergraduate modules and jointly supervises two EdD students.

Paul has developed links and collaborative partnerships with academics/institutions and NGOs across the world but mostly in the Caribbean and Africa. Paul currently runs a charitable initiative at Laulane Primary School, Maputo, Mozambique.

Select Recent Publications


Miller, P (2010) Educational Planning and Administration. Study text of the Distance Learning Programme, “School Management“(specialised studies), University of Technology, Kaiserslautern, Germany.

Miller, P (2010) Accreditation as Quality Control. Study text of the Distance Learning Programme, “School Management“(specialised studies), University of Technology, Kaiserslautern, Germany.

Journal articles

Miller, P.W (2006) Professional Lives in Transition: Overseas trained teachers in England, Caribbean Journal of Education, 28 (2), pp. 187-215

Miller, P.W (2007) 'Brain gain' in England: How overseas trained teachers have enriched and sustained English education, Perspectives in Education, 25 (2), pp. 25-34 (Special Issue on International Teacher Migration)

Miller, P [with Ochs, K and Mulvaney, G] (2007) The Commonwealth Teacher Recruitment Potential: its impacts and implications for the global teaching profession, Research in Comparative and International Education, 2 (2), pp. 154-161

Miller, P.W (2008a) Overseas trained teachers in England: social and professional integration? Professional Development Today, 10 (3), pp. 14-18

Miller, P.W (2008b) Downgrading and discounting the qualifications of migrant professionals in England: The case of overseas trained teachers, Education, Knowledge and Economy, (2) 1, pp. 1-12

Miller, P. W (2008c) Degrading, devaluing and discounting: The qualifications of overseas trained teachers in England, Perspectives in Education, 26 (1), pp. 1-12

Miller, P.W (2008d) Overseas trained teachers in England: towards a policy framework for professional and social integration, Policy Futures, 6 (3), pp. 280-285.

Miller, P.W (2008e) Professional lives under review: evaluating the human capital impact of Overseas Trained Teachers (OTTs) on secondary education in London, Educate~, Special London Issue, pp. 22-35

Miller, P.W [with Ochs, K and Mulvaney, G] (2008) International Teacher Migration and The Commonwealth Teacher Recruitment Protocol: Assessing its impact and the implementation process in the UK, European Education, 40 (3), pp. 89-101.

Miller, P.W (2009a) Professional Lives under Review: Overseas Trained Teachers (OTTs) in secondary education in London, London Digest, Issue 5, Spring 2009 (Special Issue on the School Workforce in London).

Miller, P.W (2009b) Reconstructing teacher identities: shock, turbulence, resistance and adaptation in Caribbean teacher migration to England, Education, Knowledge & Economy 3 (2) pp. 113–121

Languages spoken

English and Patois

  • Educational Leadership/Management
  • Social Justice in Education
  • Education Policy
  • Teacher Identity/Mentoring/Coaching
  • Research Methods in Education
  • Comparative Education
  • Educational Leadership/ Management
  • Teacher Identity/Teacher Induction and Mentoring
  • Social Justice
  • Migration
  • Education Policy
  • Children’s Rights