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 British Research Council Fellow at the Kluge Center, Library of Congress, Washington DC.
Alex 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; higher education policy; and learning in museums and art galleries.
Scopus Author ID: 57193603792
Elwick, Alex (2018) The values of English universities: questioning the role of value statements and mapping their current focus. Higher Education Policy . ISSN 0952-8733 (Published online first)
Jerome, Lee and Elwick, Alex (2017) Identifying an educational response to the prevent policy: student perspectives on learning about terrorism, extremism and radicalisation. British Journal of Educational Studies . ISSN 0007-1005 (Published online first)
Elwick, Alex and Osgood, Jayne and Robertson, Leena Helavaara and Sakr, Mona and Wilson, Dilys (2018) In pursuit of quality: early childhood qualifications and training policy. Journal of Education Policy, 33 (4). pp. 510-525. ISSN 0268-0939
Osgood, Jayne and Elwick, Alex and Robertson, Leena Helavaara and Sakr, Mona and Wilson, Dilys (2017) Early Years Training and Qualifications in England: Issues for policy and practice. Discussion Paper. TACTYC.
Osgood, Jayne and Elwick, Alex and Robertson, Leena Helavaara and Sakr, Mona and Wilson, Dilys (2017) Early Years Teacher and Early Years Educator: a scoping study of the impact, experiences and associated issues of recent early years qualifications and training in England. Project Report. TACTYC.
Alex has worked on the following externally funded projects and events: