Hazel Bryan


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Hazel Bryan is Professor of Education and Dean of The School of Education and Professional Development.  Hazel trained as a teacher in London and taught in schools for some ten years before joining Canterbury Christ Church University where she held a range of posts including Director of Master’s Degrees, Head of the Department for Professional Development and Head of Research, Knowledge Exchange and Consultancy.  On leaving Canterbury Christ Church University, Hazel was appointed Professor and Head of the School of Education and Humanities at the University of Gloucestershire.


Hazel has acted as a Trustee and Board member for a range of organisations.  She sits on the Executive Board of the Society for Educational Studies (SES), and is about to take up the Chair of the International Professional Development Association (IPDA).  Hazel acts as Vice Chair on the Universities Council for the Education of Teachers (UCET) Research and International Committee and is co-Editor of the IPDA journal ‘Practice: contemporary issues in practitioner education’.  Hazel co-convenes the World Education Research Association (WERA) International Research Network entitled ‘Education and Extremism’.    Her research is situated at the interface between education policy and values and she has published in the areas of radicalisation, extremism, Prevent, constructs of teacher identity and  professionalism.

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Research Output 2006 2018

Counter Terrorism Law and Education: Student Teachers’ Induction into UK Prevent Duty Through the Lens of Bauman’s Liquid Modernity

Revell, L., Bryan, H. & Elton-Chalcraft, S., 18 Jul 2018, The Palgrave Handbook of Education Law for Schools. Trimmer, K., Dixon, R. & S. Findlay, Y. (eds.). Cham: Palgrave Macmillan, p. 553-565 13 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

student teacher

Understanding ethics in school-based research

Bryan, H. & Burstow, B., 1 Jan 2018, In : Professional Development in Education. 44, 1, p. 107-119 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

moral philosophy
research practice
10 Citations (Scopus)
1 Citation (Scopus)

Leaders’ views on the values of school-based research: contemporary themes and issues

Bryan, H. & Burstow, B., 20 Oct 2017, In : Professional Development in Education. 43, 5, p. 692-708 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

12 Citations (Scopus)

Activities 2011 2018

  • 2 Oral presentation
  • 1 Participating in a conference, workshop, ...
  • 1 Membership of committee
  • 1 Invited talk

Keynote address

Hazel Bryan (Speaker)
18 Mar 2018

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

International Professional Development Association (External organisation)

Hazel Bryan (Chair)
2018 → …

Activity: Membership typesMembership of committee

British Education Research Association Annual Conference 2013

Hazel Bryan (Discussant)
4 Sep 2013

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipating in a conference, workshop, ...

Critical engagement: teachers making sense of the school improvement agenda

Hazel Bryan (Speaker)
14 Nov 2011

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation