Dr Charlotte Dean

Faculty and Department

  • Faculty of Arts Cultures and Education
  • School of Education

Qualifications

  • PGDip (University of Hull)
  • BA (University of Hull)
  • PGCert (University of Hull)
  • MEd (University of Hull)
  • EdD (University of Hull)

Summary

Charlotte is a professionally qualified youth worker and devotes her professional life to working with young people with the aim of exploring their lived experiences and ensuring that they, particularly those who are disadvantaged or disengaged, are enabled to have their voices heard about issues that are impacting upon their lives. Charlotte is currently working on several research projects which are co-created with young people and focus on a wide range of issues important to them, ranging from the issues surrounding the circular plastics economy to the experience of education for young people in care.

She specialises in utilising creative participatory research methods and the co-creation of citizen inquiry projects with young people. She also employs a variety of digital technology in her research approaches.

Undergraduate

Charlotte is Module Leader for the Level 7 MEd International and Intercultural Perspectives.

Recent outputs

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Journal Article

‘We are the same as everyone else just with a different and unique backstory’: identity, belonging and Othering within education for young people are ‘looked after’.

Jones, L., Dean, C., Dunhill, A., Hope, M., & Shaw, P. (in press). ‘We are the same as everyone else just with a different and unique backstory’: identity, belonging and Othering within education for young people are ‘looked after’. Children & society, https://doi.org/10.1111/chso.12382

Seeking Educational Excellence Everywhere: an exploration into the impact of academisation on alternative education provision in England

DEAN, C. (2016). Seeking Educational Excellence Everywhere: an exploration into the impact of academisation on alternative education provision in England. Forum for Promoting 3-19 Comprehensive Education, 58(3), 355-363. https://doi.org/10.15730/forum.2016.58.3.355

Research interests

Charlotte is interested in the co-creation of research in formal and informal education settings and community based environments using creative participatory methods.