Professor Dr Audrey Osler
Centre for Citizenship and Human Rights Education, University of Leeds
Audrey Osler is Director of the Centre for Citizenship and Human Rights Education at the University of Leeds. www.leeds.ac.uk/cchre In 2007 she was a Visiting Scholar at the University of Washington, in Seattle Audrey has an international reputation for research and teaching in three inter-related fields: international and comparative education; education for human rights, equalities and democratic citizenship; children’s rights and student participation. She is currently writing a book on pupil perspectives on school improvement. She conducted the 2005 British Educational Research Association Academic Review on citizenship; is co-author of a UNESCO /Inter-American Development Bank study on civic education in industrialized countries, and from 2003-2005 served on the International Consensus Panel on Education for Global Citizenship in Contexts of Diversity at the University of Washington, Seattle. She served on the UK government’s Advisory Panel on Sustainable Development Education from 2001-2003 and was from 2003-06 Advisor to the Royal Air Force on Diversity.
Audrey is the author of 17 books, including Teachers, Human Rights and Diversity: educating citizens in a multicultural society ( Trentham, 2005); Changing Citizenship: democracy and inclusion in education ( Open University Press, 2005); Citizenship and Language Learning (Trentham, 2005) and the prize winning Girls and Exclusion (RoutledgeFalmer, 2003).