Sarah Donkin

Lecturer in Education and Childhood Studies

Faculty of Arts, Cultures and Education

School of Education and Social Sciences

01482 465697

Sarah has more than ten years' experience of teaching and supporting students in further and higher education.

She previously worked in a number of social care settings including a local authority children's home.

Sarah is particularly interested in the role of education in promoting inclusion and diversity.


Research Interests

  • Black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) student experience, retention and attainment

  • Approaches to teaching and learning which support inclusion

  • Student-led research

  • Student sense of belonging

  • Listening to students’ voices


Programmes taught on (2019)

Modules list

  • Safeguarding and promoting the well-being of children and young people

  • Safeguarding and promoting the well-being of young children

  • Education policy and practice

  • Inclusion, diversity and rights

  • Inclusive and Special Education: Debates, Theories and Implications for Practice

Teaching awards and accolades

  • PGCE (Post-compulsory Education and Training)

Professional highlights

Academic qualifications

  • MEd Inclusive Education

  • BA (Hons) Social Policy and Administration