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Dr. Laurette Bristol

Dr. Laurette Bristol

Senior Lecturer in Teacher Education & Curriculum

Department: School of Education

Bio

Dr. Bristol has over 25 years of service in the education arena- Primary Education, Teacher Education, Tertiary Education Administration and Education Policy Development as Programme Manager, Human Resource Development at the CARICOM Secretariat. She has practiced in the Caribbean and Australia. 

Qualifications

Ph.D.- Education, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, UK, 2009
 

Research Areas

Her research emphasises the historical impact of the colonial experience on classroom practices, prefiguring post-colonial educational aspirations and actions. More specifically she has an international research profile that crosses the fields of professional development, mentoring, leadership, and school transformation

Teaching Areas

Graduate:
EDCU 6003- Curriculum Foundations
EDCU 6604- Curriculum Design for the Caribbean 1

Select Publications

Slater, D., Bristol, L., Gordon Boyle, K. (2022). Healthy Lives, education, and wealth: ecological relationships in social resilience. Pan American Journal of Public Health. https://doi.org/10.26633/RPSP.2022.57 
 
Heikkinen, H., Wilkinson, J., & Bristol, L. (2021). Three orientations for understanding educational autonomy: School principals’ voices from Australia, Finland, and Jamaica. Journal of Educational Administration and History, DOI: 10.1080/00220620.2020.1849060. https://doi.org/10.1080/00220620.2020.1849060 
 
Bristol L. (2020) Plantation Pedagogy: A Practical Response for Pre-service Teacher Education. In: Peters M. (eds) Encyclopedia of Teacher Education (pp.1-6). Springer, Singapore. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-13-1179-6_202-1  
 
Bristol, L. S., & Childs, M. (2018). Arranging and Rearranging Practice in Digital Spaces: Professional Learning Amongst Teacher Educators. In Management Association, I. (Ed.), Online Course Management: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications (pp. 567-585). IGI Global. http://doi:10.4018/978-1-5225-5472-1.ch031  
 
Bristol, L. (2012). Plantation Pedagogy: A Postcolonial and Global Perspective. New York, USA: Peter Lang. ISBN: 978-1-4331-1715-2

Additional Info

Google Scholar: https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=XYeYtB8AAAAJ&hl=en
 
ORCID ID: http://orcid.org/0000-0001-9917-1392  
 
Web of Science: http://www.webofscience.com/wos/author/record/[HTO-5110-2023   
 

Keywords

Practice Architecture; Plantation Pedagogy; School Transformation, Mentoring