Staff profile

Dr Nicholas Joseph

Lecturer in Education

Nicholas smiling, standing in front of a bookcase.


Education, Childhood and SEND


College of Arts, Humanities and Education


Institute of Education


Kedleston Road, Derby Campus, University of Derby Online Learning



My role spans the Institute of Education. I have led modules on QTS and non-QTS bearing programmes, and am currently Assistant Programme Leader for the International PGCE.

Teaching responsibilities

I lead and teach on modules for the International PGCE, the Education Foundation programme, Education Studies, Child and Youth Studies, and the Master of Education programme.

I teach/supervise across levels 3 to 8. Modules taught include 'Children's Literature' (level 3), Psychology and Education (level 4), Introduction to Teaching English Language and Literature (level 5), The Professional Practitioner (level 6), Research Informed Practice (level 7) and Inclusive Practice (level 7).

Research interests

I am interested in the History of Education, and in its intersection with the Philosophy of Education.

Membership of professional bodies