Dr Steve Burton, Head of Subject

Dr Steve Burton

Head of Subject

Dr Steve Burton is the Head of Subject for Teacher Education in the Carnegie School of Education. He lectures in the areas of safeguarding, online safeguarding, leadership and management, and professionalism in education.

He has co-edited and contributed to two editions of the safeguarding text book, ‘Safeguarding and Protecting Children in the Early Years,’ a popular text for students on safeguarding. He has additionally co-authored chapters in three editions of ‘Teaching in Lifelong Learning,’ a current teacher training text for the lifelong learning sector.

Steve has worked in a managerial position for West Yorkshire Police in their Force Intelligence unit, and maintains the interest in criminology that he developed there through his teaching and writing on safeguarding children.

Steve’s doctorate used phenomenography to examine the influence that initial training has on the professional practice of in-service teachers in the lifelong learning sector, in order to develop a middle-range theory on teacher development.

Steve is a Microsoft Innovative Educator Expert.

Dr Steve Burton, Head of Subject

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