Dr Bethan Garrett

Lecturer in the Morecambe Bay Curriculum

Research Overview

Beth's role as a lecturer includes both an academic position in the Department of Educational Research and a member of the team exploring the development, implementation and impact of the Morecambe Bay Curriculum. Her research interests are currently focused on coastal education and beach schools, specifically investigating how these alternative approaches to teaching and learning could subvert social, educational, economic and health disparities. Her work connects with place-based learning, community education and sustainable development. She also retains an interest in psycho-social theories of motivation and how engagement develops through personal, socio-cultural and contextual processes.

  • Centre for Social Justice and Wellbeing in Education