Lecturer in Education and Teacher Education

Tel: +44 (0)1204 903327
Email: S.Headon@bolton.ac.uk


Stephanie has 17 years teaching experience teaching in further and higher education. She has previously taught numeracy, literacy and teacher education in various settings in the further education sector. Along with teacher education, issues around inclusion, equality and diversity and academic study skills in higher education. She is also a qualified specialist teacher (ATS BDA) in specific learning differences (SpLD) and has been teaching and supporting neurodiverse students throughout her teaching career. 

She is a QA member of Association of Dyslexia Specialists in Higher Education (ADSHE) and a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA). Stephanie holds an undergraduate degree in Economics, a Master’s degree in Inclusive Education and is currently completing her educational doctorate on issues around poverty, inclusive education, marginalization and supporting learners with disabilities in higher education. Stephanie’s publications and research interests are centred on educational inclusion/exclusion, SpLD, marginalization and poverty. Stephanie is the External Examiner for the University of Wales Trinity Saint David, on the Graduate Diploma in Professional Learning: Teaching Pupils with Severe or Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulties programme and the Graduate Certificate in Additional Needs.

Research Interests

Marginalisation, poverty, SpLD and inclusive education.

Teaching Responsibilities

Module leader for Masters in Inclusive EducationBA Maths in Schools module leaderDip (CPD) Level 5 Diploma in Teaching Mathematics (Numeracy)Lecture on ITE programmes.

Publications and Research Outputs

Headon, S. (2014). Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. In P. Taylor, K. Corteen & S. Morley (Ed.), The Companion to Criminal Justice, Mental Health & Risk‏ (pp. 19-20). Bristol, United Kingdom: Policy Press.

Pending: From Middle Class to White Trash, Journal Article.