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Dr Natasha Kersh
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UCL Institute of Education, University College London
20 Bedford Way
London
WC1H 0AL
Tel: 02076126378
Appointment
  • Lecturer
  • IOE - Education, Practice & Society
  • UCL Institute of Education
Biography


I completed my PhD at the Department of Educational Studies, Oxford University and joined the Institute in 2002. Since I joined the Institute of Education I worked on a number of national and international projects such as EU funded projects and UK-based ESRC (Economic and Social Science Research Council) funded initiatives.  I am currently a Local Coordinator on a Horizon 2020 project (European Commission) Lifelong learning for young adults: better policies for growth and inclusion in Europe (YOUNG-3-2015): Adult Education as a Means to Active Participatory Citizenship (EduMap)

My research work has centered on issues of workplace learning vocational education and training, lifelong learning and comparative education. My teaching responsibilities involve BA, MA and Doctoral School teaching, including both lecturing and supervising MA/PhD/EdD students.


Personal country knowledge
UK (vocational education, workplace learning, adult education)  Germany (vocational education); Russia (lifelong learning); Eastern Europe and the Baltic States (transition processes); EU countries (VET, adult education, lifelong learning)



Research Summary

My research work has focused on issues of adult education,  vocational education and training, workplace learning, lifelong learning and comparative education.  Since I joined the Institute of Education in 2002, I worked on a number of national and international projects such as EU funded projects  and UK-based ESRC (Economic and Social Science Research Council) funded initiatives . My research involves active international collaborations, specifically in the area of adult education and lifelong learning including cooperation with organizations such as British Council, Open Society Foundation (OSF) and a membership  of Asia-Europe Meeting Lifelong learning (ASEM-LLL) network.


Teaching Summary



MA Education

MA Comparative Education

Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Education/Bachelor of Education (Hons)

Doctoral school


Doctoral supervision offered in the following areas: Lifelong Learning, VET, Comparative Education, Adult Education, Workplace learning



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