Staff Profile

  • Richard Rose is Professor of Inclusive Education at the University of Northampton. He has previously held posts as a teacher, head teacher and inspector in various parts of England. Richard trained as a teacher in Bristol before completing post-graduate studies at the Universities of Bristol, East Anglia and Leicester where he gained his doctorate. Prior to joining the University of Northampton Richard worked as a tutor for the Universities of Birmingham, and Leicester.

  • Richard co-ordinates modules on the MA in Special Needs and Inclusive Education in Bangalore India. In addition he teaches on the MA programme based in Northampton.

  • Richard’s research interests are in the areas of inclusive education and children’s rights. He is currently Principal Investigator on a project investigating knowledge, attitudes and practices towards children with disabilities in Bhutan, funded by UNICEF. He is also director of Project IRIS, a longitudinal study into special educational provision in the Republic of Ireland. Richard has conducted research for research councils, charitable trusts and government organisations in the UK, China, Estonia, Malaysia, Malta, Ireland, Georgia and India.

    He is currently supervising PhD students from both the UK and overseas who are conducting research into various aspects of inclusion and children’s rights.

  • For publications, projects, datasets, research interests and activities, view Richard Rose’s research profile on Pure, the University of Northampton’s Research Explorer.