Staff Profiles


Mrs Emily Lau

Partnership Development Lead

School: Faculty of Education Undergraduate Programmes


Tel: 07802720443

Profile summary

I have experience both in teaching and in the third sector. I have worked internationally for not-for-profits and spent over seven years as Region Lead for Youth Citizenship charity, Envision. I am interested in social mobility, social action and youth activism, I am passionate about reducing the huge inequality gap in education. I teach the Voluntary Sector in Education module on the Education Studies degree and I am responsible for all partnership working in Thanet. 

Research and knowledge exchange

I am currently writing my thesis exploring aspiration, social action and community change with young people at a secondary school in Thanet. I am lead our partnership work around Portfolio with Turner Contemporary and have several action research projects in Thanet schools. 

Teaching and subject expertise

I am qualified English Language teacher, with CELTA and I have a Masters in International Development focusing on community and Civil Society. 


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