Staff in the Department of Educational Studies

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Marcus Aitken

Postgraduate Research & Schools Direct Officer
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Marcus provides administrative support for students studying Schools Direct pathways within the PGCE programme. Marcus also supports the departments PhD programmes, and research programmes.

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Laurence Connor

l.connor ( (0)20 7919 7326

Laurence provides support for the following programmes: professional development for schools and colleges and primary PGCE partnership with schools. She is trained in management and administration and speaks French and Spanish. She has worked in Education since 1990 in France and the UK and joined Goldsmiths in 2006.

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Coral McCarthy

c.r.mccarthy ( (0)20 7919 7324

Coral provides administrative support to both the departments Primary PGCE programmes as well as the BA: Education Culture and Society course.

Laura Nicholson

Senior Department Business Manager
l.nicholson ( (0)20 7919 73O3

Laura is the senior Department Business Manager, and has worked in the department since 2006

Lynsey Salt

l.salt ( (0)20 7717 2245

Lynsey provides administrative support for the PGCE Secondary programmes school placements, ensuring each student is placed in a school for their school experience.

Daniel Snow

Programme Administrator
d.snow ( (0)20 7717 3124

Dan works across the Initial Teacher Education programmes providing support for the PGCE secondary and School Centred Initial Teacher Training programmes.

Macarena Yarza

MA Programme Administrator
m.yarza ( (0)20 7919 7311

Macarena is the departmental administrator for MA programmes.