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Professor of Educational Leadership and Policy at the University of Virginia

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Michelle is the former Executive Director of the University Council for Educational Administration (UCEA). Her scholarship centres on how university programs, educational policies and school leaders can support equitable and quality experiences for students and adults who learn and work in schools. Dr Young’s work, which has been recognised by several awards, has been published in a variety of top tier journals, including the Review of Educational Research and the International Journal of Qualitative Studies in Education. In addition to this, she was presented with the William J. Davis award for the most outstanding article published in a volume of the Educational Administration Quarterly.

Emeritus Professor of Education at the University of Hull

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Mike is also a former member of BELMAS Council. Throughout his career, he has published eight books on the issues of educational leadership, values and sustainability. These include The Morality of the School: The Theory and Practice of Values in Education (1998), Education, Policy and Ethics (2001), Education The Challenges of Educational Leadership (2004), and Educational Leadership for a More Sustainable World (2016).



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