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Biography

Sheila Riddell is Director of the Centre for Research in Education Inclusion and Diversity at the Moray House School of Education, University of Edinburgh.  She previously worked as Director of the Strathclyde Centre for Disability Research, University of Glasgow.

Research Interests

Her research interests are in the broad field of equality and social inclusion, with particular reference to gender, social class and disability in the fields of education, training, employment and social care.  Sheila is currently working on projects investigating higher education, lifelong learning policy, and special and inclusive education across Europe.

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Research outputs

  1. Conflicts of policies and models: The case of specific learning difficulties

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

  2. Special educational needs provision in the United Kingdom: The policy context

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

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Research activities & awards

  1. Autonomy, rights and children with special needs

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in workshop, seminar, course

  2. Scotland Policy Conferences Keynote Seminar

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

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