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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
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Appointment
  • Lecturer
  • IOE - Education, Practice & Society
  • UCL Institute of Education
Biography

Dr Natasha Kersh is a Lecturer in Education and a member of the Centre for Post-14 Education and Work. Her research focuses on issues of adult education, vocational education and training, workplace learning, lifelong learning and comparative education.  She completed her DPhil at the Department of Educational Studies, Oxford University. Since she has joined the Institute of Education, she has 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.

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

Natasha's research work has focused on issues of adult education,  vocational education and training, workplace learning, lifelong learning and comparative education. 

Natasha's 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). She is currently a board member (convenor) of the European Research Network on Vocational Education and Training (VETNET).Natasha has directed and 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.  She was recently 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)

Teaching Summary


MA Education Programme

Natasha is a member of the programme senior leadership team on the MA Education, teaching across the following modules:

Understanding Research (Module Leader)

MA Education Dissertation Module


MA Comparative Education

Natasha is teaching across the following modules:

Theories and Methods

European Tradition in Education

Dissertation supervision 


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



Academic Background
2018   ATQ03 - Recognised by the HEA as a Fellow University College London
2000   Doktor der Philosophie University of Oxford
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