Project Lead: Professor Do Coyle

Do is currently Professor in Language Education and Classroom Pedagogies at Moray House School of Education and Sport, University of Edinburgh. She is Director of Research and Knowledge Exchange and is internationally renowned for creating teacher tools for use in bilingual classrooms (Content and Language Integrated Learning) for which she was awarded the honour of Chevalier dans l’Ordre des Palmes Académiques by the French Government. Her signature research and innovation, however, involve integrating technology – enhanced shared learning into classroom pedagogies. She co-led the Visual Learning Lab (University of Nottingham) and was designer of the TePL initiative (Technology-enhanced Professional Learning) at the University of Aberdeen. Her passion lies in working with teachers to develop co-designed learning spaces with pupils which leads to agile, shared and meaningful experiences for all.

Research Associate: Hannah Grainger Clemson

Research Associate: Ramone Al Bishawi

Ramone is Program Manager for the a Research Associate and Project Manager at Moray House School of Education and Sport, University of Edinburgh. She has extensive experience in education as a researcher and project manager. Prior to working on the SLS Initiative she worked on the Technology-enhanced Professional Learning (TePL) initiative (University of Aberdeen). Her research focused on the attainment gap in Scottish education through the exploration of codesigned learning spaces. She is passionate about innovative, inclusive educational practice. Her publications bridge conceptual gaps between professionals collaborating on educational technology initiatives and the development and management of Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) within the third sector. Ramone has also worked in community education and the arts for over 20 years and has awards for international research on community art practices.

Research Associate: Jonathan Hancock

Jonathan is a Research Associate at Moray House School of Education and Sport, University of Edinburgh. He has over seven years professional research experience and has worked on projects relating to issues of pedagogy, social justice, race equality and public policy in academia and the third sector. He has published on spatial identities and belonging, Internationalisation, and pupils learning English as an Additional Language (EAL) through the Centre for Education for Racial Equality in Scotland (CERES). Currently, Jonathan’s research work focuses on spatial literacies and equality in education. He is particularly interested in educational research influencing real change through policy and practice.