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September 2018- Present

Ph.D. in Refugee Studies

University of East London

Ongoing. Research focus on ‘Adolescents Experiences of Education in Emergencies and Colonial Legacies’.

September 2010- 2012

Joint MA International Humanitarian Action (Groningen and Deusto)

Awarded a distinction for thesis on ‘EiE: Asylum Seekers Access to Education in Israel’.Awarded a Leverhulme Studentship.

September 2009- 2010

Post Graduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) Canterbury Christ Church

Qualified Teacher Training course to teach the UK National Secondary School Curriculum, specialising in Citizenship.

September 2004 - June 2008

 BA Latin American Studies 

Awarded a distinction for spoken Spanish. Year abroad spent in Havana. B.A thesis focused on ‘The role of youth cultures in challenging dominate ideologies’.

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