David Gillborn

Willingness to take PhD students


PhD projects

Professor Gillborn supervises doctoral research on a wide range of issues, usually with a focus on the construction of educational inequalities through policy and practice. Past projects include: the transmission of educational values in the parenting of Black British families; a study of medical education; the schooling experiences of academically successful African Caribbean students; assessment practices in Early Years education; and ethnographic studies of class, race, gender and disability in the everyday life of schools.