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Sarah Donkin

Mrs Sarah Donkin

Lecturer in Education and Childhood Studies

Faculty and Department

  • Faculty of Arts Cultures and Education
  • School of Education


  • BA
  • MEd
  • PGCert (University of Huddersfield)


Sarah has more than fifteen years' experience of teaching and supporting students in further and higher education and a Masters in Inclusive Education. Her teaching specialisms include safeguarding in education and inclusive 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 including research involving awarding gaps, access and transitions to higher education, widening participation and the decolonisation of curricula.

Equality, Diversity & Inclusion (Level 4)

Safeguarding and promoting the wellbeing of young children (Level 4)

Safeguarding and promoting the wellbeing of children (Level 5)

Inclusive and Special Education: Debates, Theories and Implications for Practice (Level 7)

Dissertation (Level 6 & 7)

Work based pedagogy (Level 5)

Membership/Fellowship of professional body

Fellow Higher Education Academy