Heather James: transformative teaching and learning scholar

Practitioner researcher in further education

In this powerful video Heather James talks about the research project she is undertaking that looks at how some students who have been referred to as ‘the forgotten third’ experience learning English at GCSE level. Heather interrogates the notion of cultural capital and the kinds of texts that feature in the course.


Heather is one of seven scholars being funded by UCU to undertake research into transformative teaching and learning in further education as part of the Transforming Lives project.


Watch Heather’s video