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Professor Janet Goodall

Professor Janet Goodall

Professor, Education and Childhood Studies

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Office - 417
Fourth Floor
Keir Hardie Building
Singleton Campus
Available For Postgraduate Supervision


Janet is a professor in the Department of Education and Childhood studies, having come to Swansea in 2019.  Janet is the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences lead for Post Graduate Research Students.

Janet’s research is primarily about parents’ engagement in  young people’s learning. She has worked with numerous schools, governments and governmental bodies to support parental engagement, and lectured and written widely on the subject.

Areas Of Expertise

  • Parental engagement
  • School leadership
  • Qualitative research

Career Highlights

Teaching Interests

Having started working in HE in adult and continuing education, Janet has taught a wide range of subjects, including sociology, gender studies and theology.  At Swansea, her teaching centres around educational issues, particularly those to do with the family and with community engagement with learning.