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Dr Susie Miles - personal details

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Role: Senior Lecturer in Inclusive Education

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Dr Susie Miles teaches across a range of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes, and supervises doctoral students. She is the Programme Director for the MA pathway entitled "Educational Leadership and Inclusion" which is taught in collaboration with the MA "Educational Leadership and School Improvement". From 2004-2010 Susie was the Programme Director of the MEd in Inclusive Education. She is also the founding coordinator of the Enabling Education Network (EENET), an information-sharing network which supports and promotes the inclusion of marginalised groups in education worldwide. EENET represents a unique international resource on inclusive education. Previously she worked as a teacher of deaf children, both in the UK and in Swaziland. As Save the Children UK's Regional Disability Adviser for Southern Africa, she was centrally involved in developing inclusive education and community based programmes with and for disabled people over a period of 12 years.
As grant holder and coordinator of a Department for International Development research project (2001-2005), she has worked with colleagues in Tanzania, Zambia and the UK to develop a collaborative action research methodology on inclusion. She has worked as a consultant to a range of international non-governmental organisations, including Save the Children (UK), Leonard Cheshire International, the International Deaf Children's Society and the Dutch Coalition on Disability and Development.