Institutional Research Information Service
UCL Logo
Please report any queries concerning the funding data grouped in the sections named "Externally Awarded" or "Internally Disbursed" (shown on the profile page) to your Research Finance Administrator. Your can find your Research Finance Administrator at http://www.ucl.ac.uk/finance/research/post_award/post_award_contacts.php by entering your department
Please report any queries concerning the student data shown on the profile page to:

Email: portico-services@ucl.ac.uk

Help Desk: http://www.ucl.ac.uk/ras/portico/helpdesk
 More search options
Ms Karen Spence-Thomas
UCL Institute of Education
20 Bedford Way
  • Programme Leader
  • IOE - Learning & Leadership
  • UCL Institute of Education

I have a background in secondary school and post-16 leadership and have worked as a consultant for local authorities. My work involves designing and leading professional development programmes tailored to meet local, school and individual needs.  I also co-lead the IOE R&D Network with Professor Louise Stoll.

Specific areas of interest and expertise: leadership of teaching and learning;  impact evaluation; innovative leadership of professional development; creating capacity for R&D within and across schools; leadership of school improvement.

Current projects include: a national project for middle leaders leading R&D (with Ambition Institute); facilitation of Catalyst professional learning resource; collaborative R&D projects with several groups of schools; leadership programmes for women (with Mulberry School for Girls); international programmes in Spain and with visiting educators from Denmark, Estonia and New South Wales.

Languages spoken: French (intermediate), German (intermediate), Welsh (intermediate)

Research Groups
Please report any queries concerning the data shown on this page to https://www.ucl.ac.uk/hr/helpdesk/helpdesk_web_form.php
University College London - Gower Street - London - WC1E 6BT Tel:+44 (0)20 7679 2000

© UCL 1999–2011

Search by