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Dr Thomas Cousins

Former Research Student

Research overview

I am a PhD student with interests linked to gender and Education.  My research is focused on looking at the effects of the glass escalator (male privilege and advancement) on male primary school teachers, understanding how different intersecting social categories determine who climbs the glass escalator.  


2012 - BA (Hons) Education Studies and History Combined Honours, (Second Upper Class), University of Central Lancashire.

2014 - PGCE Primary Mathematics Specialist with QTS, Edge Hill University.

2014 - MA Educational Research, (Distinction), University of Central Lancashire.

Supervised By

Dr Jo Warin

Thesis Title

Furthering the glass metaphor, from ‘escalator’ to ‘travelator’: Exploring the gendering of promotional advancements for practitioners in British primary school education.

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