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Dr Lisa McKenzie
BEd (Hons); MSc, EdD

Teacher Education Post Primary: Business and Enterprise
Building: Central Building
Room: 1st floor
Telephone: +44 (0) 28 90 384 410


Background & Qualifications

       BEd Stranmillis University College 1992-1996
       Head of Business Subjects in a high school 1996-2004
       MSc Personal and Civic Education at UUJ (graduated 2005)
       Doctorate in Education (EdD) at QUB (graduated 2015).


BEd Courses / M-Level Courses / Other Teaching :
             BEd (Post-primary) Business and Enterprise: delivery across a range of academic and professional studies modules
             BSc Health, Physical Activity and Sport: delivery of 'Introduction to organisations' and 'Managing people and markets'
             School-based work student supervision
             Dissertation supervision at BEd and MEd level
             Contribution to IFSA Butler and the PGCEi programmes.

Scholarship and Research

Recent Publications/Conference Papers
             McKenzie, L. (2016) 'Preparedness for work in an increasingly globalised society: Perspectives of young people and employers', Paper presented at International Conference on Diversity in Organizations, Communities and Nations, Granada, Spain
             McKenzie, L. (2015) Are schools equipping young people for work in an increasingly globalised society? The perspectives of young people and employers. Unpublished EdD thesis, Queen's University, Belfast
             Eaton, P., McKenzie, L., McCracken, O., Richardson N. (2015) 'Teachers' Reflections on Community Relations and Diversity: A Northern Irish Perspective' The International Journal of Diversity in Education, Volume 16, Issue 1 pp 1-14
             Eaton, P., McKenzie, L. (2013) Moodle in the Middle: VLE as a Medium for Teacher Professional Development, Proceedings of ATEE Winter Conference, 2013, Genoa, Italy
             McKenzie, L. and Purdy, N. (2010) 'An evaluation of a programme of diversity visits for student teachers in Northern Ireland', Intercultural Education, 21, 5, 415-427
Research Interests
             Globalisation and its impact upon skills and capabilities
             Diversity and Community Relations.


       Year 1 Personal and Professional Learning co-ordinator
       Member of DMU team within college.

External Interests / Community Service

       CEA examiner
       Member of Board of Governors at local integrated College.