Research at Leeds Beckett
About Kate Bancroft
Kate teaches at masters and undergraduate level on the Teaching and Education degree course. She is also helping lead the postgraduate MA Childhood Studies and Early Years degree.
Kate’s background is in secondary school Physical Education teaching. Across her seven-year career as a teacher she was also a Pastoral Leader, Head of Department, Head of Faculty and an Assistant Headteacher and worked in four different secondary schools across Leeds, Halifax and Bradford. She joined the Carnegie School of Education as a lecturer in September 2017.
Kate recently co-wrote and published her first book entitled 'Meeting the Mental Health Needs of Learners 11-18 Years,' with Professor Jonathan Glazzard. The book is focused around helping secondary school teachers feel better equipped to identify their students mental health needs and develop a better knowledge and understanding to adequately support them.
- Child Counselling and Mental Health
- Children, Crime and Social Justice
- LGBT Children and Young People
Kate is in her final year of a doctorate examining gender dysphoria and education.