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Professor Damien Page


Professor Damien Page
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Professor Damien Page

Dean of School

Carnegie School Of Education

0113 81 23620 Damien.Page@leedsbeckett.ac.uk

About Professor Damien Page

Professor Damien Page is Dean of The Carnegie School of Education.

Professor Page has worked in education since 2000. He began his career as an English Lecturer at Lewisham College where he was also a manager in a number of subject areas including humanities, finance and construction. While in FE, Professor Page focused on the development of e-learning, working as a consultant for the Learning and Skills Network, creating the Academy of e-Business and winning the JISC e-Learning Practitioner Award in 2005. After six year in FE, he was appointed as Curriculum and Learning Manager for Linking London Lifelong Learning at Birkbeck, University of London, one of the largest lifelong learning networks in the country, forging links between further education colleges and universities.

Prior to joining Leeds Beckett, Damien worked at the University of Greenwich, firstly as a Senior Lecturer on the post-compulsory PGCE, the MA in Education and the Doctorate in Education. He was then appointed as Head of Department of Education and Community Studies, an interdisciplinary department that housed research and courses in a range of areas including education studies, childhood and youth studies and early years, from undergraduate to doctoral level. He was concurrently Director of Employability and led the development of social enterprise.

As Dean, Professor Page is responsible for the leadership of the School’s diverse portfolio of education, interdisciplinary and leadership courses, from undergraduate to doctoral, from attending to online modes, as well as our research and enterprise activity. He is a member of a range of strategic groups in the University including the Senior Management Group, Research and Enterprise Committee, Equality and Diversity Committee, the Joint Consultative Committee and the Access and Participation Strategic Group.

Research Interests

Since achieving his PhD in 2011, Professor Page has conducted interdisciplinary research in a range of fields such as family engagement in Alternative Provision, teacher surveillance, organisational masculinities and performance management in schools. This work has resulted in publication in a number of highly ranked journals such as the British Educational Research Journal, the Journal of Education Policy and the British Journal of Sociology of Education.

Selected Publications

Journal articles (20)

Chapters (2)

  • Page D (2017) 'For one will always find malcontents': in defence of the Principal. In: Daley M; Orr K; Petrie J The Principal: Power and professionalism in FE. London: Trentham Books, pp. .
  • Page D (2015) 'The soldier danced with them unseen': Managerial resistance and collusion in Further Education. In: Daley M; Orr K; Petrie J Further Education and the Twelve Dancing Princesses. : , pp. .

Internet publications (3)

  • Page D (2020), Family engagement in Alternative Provision
  • Page D (2017), Five things schools can do to help pupils' mental health
  • Page D (2016), Teaching inside the glass cage

Lectures (1)

  • Tate S; Page D (2018), Whiteliness and institutional racism: Hiding behind unconscious bias
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