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Priti Chopra

Dr Priti Chopra QTLS, BA Hons, PGCertHE, MA, PhD

Priti Chopra

Dr Priti Chopra
QTLS, BA Hons, PGCertHE, MA, PhD

Senior Lecturer, Education

Department of Education & Community Studies

Faculty of Education & Health

Dr Priti Chopra is a Senior Lecturer for Education in the Department of Education & Community Studies at the University of Greenwich.

Priti has built an extensive portfolio as an outstanding (grade 1) English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) teacher and teacher educator in the British post-compulsory education sector. She developed high quality technology enhanced resources for post-compulsory teacher education courses using Moodle and Learning Activity Management System (LAMS).

This work formed a part of an externally funded action research pilot project for innovative teaching practice and has been presented nationally/internationally and published. She has worked as a researcher and international education practitioner for the design, delivery and impact assessment of education programmes in India. As a part of her work in India she completed research projects for UNESCO, ActionAid and the Ministry of Human Resource Development. 

As a senior lecturer at the university since 2008, her interests cover subject areas across the postgraduate and undergraduate programme in Childhood Studies and Education Studies as well as supervisor and lecturer for PhD research projects.

Posts held previously:

  • International coordinator, European Champion and Erasmus Coordinator
  • Senior Lecturer, Lifelong Learning Sector (ESOL)
  • ESOL Teacher education coordinator
  • Study Skills Teacher coordinator
  • Promising Researcher Award, University of Greenwich, 2010
  • Universities Council for the Education of Teachers (UCET) Award Winner, 2009


  • Member of the National ESOL network
  • Member of the Forum for Academic Literacies
  • Member of the London ESOL Research Network
  • Member of the British Educational Leadership Management and Administration Society (BELMAS)
  • Fellow of the Higher Education Academy
  • Fellow of the Institute for Learning

Peer reviewer:

  • European Journal of Development Research 
  • International Journal of Educational Development 
  • COMPARE: A Journal of Comparative and International Education
  • Higher Education Quarterly

Her current research interests include: borderless higher education; intercultural learning; inclusive curriculum development; multilingualism and second language acquisition; technology enhanced learning; global education policy; and widening participation and social justice in education.

Funded research projects

  • Skills for Life Innovation Research Project Grant, CfBT
  • SRF Research Grant, Greenwich University
  • Developing inclusive teaching through intercultural learning in the Higher Education context. Greenwich University: sponsored by Greenwich University, 2009-10
  • Using qualitative, collaborative action research to develop an innovative pilot framework for a whole organisation approach to Indian government adult education programmes for women in the rural areas of Northern India. Greenwich University: sponsored by Greenwich University,  2008-09
  • Job interviews, Ethnicity and Disadvantage. King's College, London. Sponsored by the Ethnic Minority Employment Unit, Department for Work and Pensions, 2004-05

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