Activities per year
Dr. Laurie Walden is a lecturer in Education on the UWS-London campus. Prior to joining the university in 2022, Laurie was an associate tutor at Glasgow Caledonian University and the University of Glasgow. She has over 25 years experience as an educator including classroom teaching in elementary and middle schools in the US.
Laurie received her PhD in 2022 from the University of Glasgow with a focus on how culturally responsive pedagogy was successfully implemented in a Scottish Primary school.
Current teaching activities and interests
Participation and Children's Rights
Critical Issues Around Education
Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion
Culturally Responsive Pedagogy
Current research activities
International postgraduate students
Cultural responsiveness in HE
Intersection of Identities
Culturally relevant assessments: podcasts, vlogs
Desired research direction
- Exploring how rural Scottish schools can use culturally responsive pedagogy to ensure that they provide a welcoming, inclusive environment for all learners, regardless of background.
- The use of podcasts and vlogs to engage postgraduate students and enable them to share their scholarly interests.
Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals
In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):
- LB1501 Primary Education
- LB2300 Higher Education
- HT Communities. Classes. Races
- Culturally responsive pedagogy
- HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
- L Education (General)
- LB2361 Curriculum
Laurie Walden (Organiser)24 Apr 2023 → 28 Apr 2023
Activity: Participating in or organising an event › Participation in conference
Laurie Walden (Member)1 Mar 2023 → …
Activity: Membership › Membership of board