CAPHIA is pleased to introduce Professor Penny Jane Burke, who will be one of our keynote speakers for the CAPHIA Teaching and Learning Forum on 9-10 July.  The topic of Professor Burke’s address is ‘Changing Pedagogical Spaces: Diversity, Inequalities and Formations of Difference’.

Professor Penny Jane Burke is Global Innovation Chair of Equity and Director of the Centre of Excellence in Equity in Higher Education at the University of Newcastle, Australia. Passionately dedicated to developing methodological, theoretical and pedagogical frameworks that support critical understanding and practice of equity and social justice in HE, her authored books include Accessing Education effectively widening participation (Burke, 2002, Trentham Books), Reconceptualising Lifelong Learning: Feminist Interventions (Burke and Jackson, 2007, Routledge), The Right to Higher Education: Beyond widening participation (Burke, 2012, Routledge) and Changing Pedagogical Spaces in Higher Education (Burke, Crozier and Misiaszek, 2016, Routledge). Penny is an Executive Editor of Teaching in Higher Education, Honorary Professor at University of Exeter and has held the posts of Professor at the University of Roehampton, the University of Sussex and Reader at the Institute of Education, University of London.