Ruth Leitch


  • Room 02.006 - 69 University Street

    United Kingdom

1980 …2018
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Personal profile


In the Arts across the range and their contribution to knowledge, experience and potential within education research methodology.


Psychology related to Education
I have developed and taught masters modules in
Trauma in te Lives of Children
Developmental Psychology
Cognitive Development
Personal and Social Education in theCurriculum
New Approoaches to Teaching and Learning
Women in Leadership
The Reflective Practitioner
I have taught doctoral modules in
Professional as Researcher
Voice in Methodology

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teacher Social Sciences
self-study Social Sciences
school Social Sciences
pupil Social Sciences
experience Social Sciences
educational difficulties Social Sciences
life career Social Sciences
youth worker Social Sciences

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Projects 2004 2013

Research Output 1980 2018

Circling a conflicted policy landscape: Child poverty and education in Northern Ireland

Gallagher, A., Leitch, M. & Hughes, J., 2018, Resisting Educational Inequality Reframing Policy and Practice in Schools serving vulnerable communities. Gannon, S., Hattam, R. & Sawyer, W. (eds.). Abingdon: Routledge, p. 70-81 12 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

Barriers and Enablers of Education Equality for Transgender Students

Burns, S., Leitch, R. & Hughes, J., 01 Nov 2016, In : Review of Social Studies. 3, 2, p. 11-20 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalSpecial issue

Open Access
3 Citations (Scopus)
583 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
educational difficulties
demand-oriented economic policy
3 Citations (Scopus)

Neoliberalism and education: Spotlight on Ireland

Holland, C., Hughes, J. & Leitch, R., 2016, In : Policy Futures in Education. 14, 8, p. 1041-1045 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial


Member of Board of Curators

Ruth Leitch (Recipient), 2000

Prize: Appointment

Activities 1992 2010

British Educational Research Journal (Journal)

Ruth Leitch (Editor)

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesEditorial activity

Learning Landscapes (Journal)

Ruth Leitch (Editorial advisory board member)

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesEditorial activity

Economic & Social Research Council (External organisation)

Ruth Leitch (Reviewer)
2008 → …

Activity: Membership typesMembership of peer review panel or committee

Arts-Based Educational Research Association Special Interest Group (External organisation)

Ruth Leitch (Chair)

Activity: Membership typesMembership of peer review panel or committee

International Referee for Outstanding Dissertation Awards

Ruth Leitch (Examiner)

Activity: Examination typesOther examination