Research Output per year
Dr Emel Thomas is a Senior Lecturer in Education, Children and Young People at the University of Northampton. She obtained her doctorate in education at the University of Cambridge in 2013. Emel has written and presented papers for various conferences on education, migration and equality. She received her MSc in Comparative and International Education from the University of Oxford. Prior to this, she taught in a variety of schools in England and has conducted research for charities that support disengaged young people. Her main teaching interests include equality and diversity, race, identity, migration, intercultural teaching and learning, comparative theories, education in small states and higher educational development.
Hilary Gbedemah; Teacher Continuing Professional Development
Examining the Application of International Human Rights’ Standards in Ghana for Non-Discriminatory Practices in Girls Secondary Education: The Impact of Discriminatory Disciplinary Measures.
Yahya Moalin; Special Education Needs and Inclusion
Perspectives from the UK Somali Diaspora on the ways Peace Education may support the National Reconciliation Process in Somalia: An exploratory case study.
Nicola Preston; Special Education Needs and Inclusion
Restorative practices as an approach to focus on how adults understand and frame the behaviour of 4-8 year old boys with ADHD in the UK education system.
Chimeuma Darlington Beke; Special Education Needs and Inclusion
Public-Private Partnerships in Education. Transition from millennium development goals to sustainable development goals.
Emmanuel Maphosa; Special Education Needs and Inclusion
The Zimbabwean student: examining the experiences of migrant students in English secondary schools.
My Tran; Special Education Needs and Inclusion
An exploratory inquiry into the adoption of performance based accountability policies for public Universities in Viettnam.
Dr Emel Thomas teaches on a number of educational modules. Specifically she is module leader at BA level for EDU2015 and PDT3004 Research Methods in Education; PDT3001 Issues of Equality in Education; and PDT4001 Dissertations.
PhD, University of Cambridge
Master, University of Oxford
PGCE, University of Warwick
Reviewer, Gender and Education - Taylor and Francis
Reviewer, Journal of International and Comparative Education - University of Malaya
- HT Communities. Classes. Races
- H Social Sciences (General)
- L Education (General)
Embrace, embed and enliven: advancing social responsibilities at the University of Northampton, EnglandThomas, E. & Irwin, W., 28 Mar 2017, In : Journal of International and Comparative Education. 6, 1, p. 47-60 14 p.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Article › Research › peer-review
Research output: Book/Report types › Book › Research › peer-review
“What is racism in the new EU anyway?” Examining and comparing the perceptions of British ‘minority ethnic’ and Eastern European ‘immigrant’ youth in BuckinghamshireAuthor: Thomas, E., 2012
Supervisor: Dillabough, J. (Supervisor)
Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis