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Keith Warne

Keith Warne BA Hons, PGCE FE, MA Philosophy, MEd

Keith Warne

Keith Warne
BA Hons, PGCE FE, MA Philosophy, MEd

Senior Lecturer and Network Link Tutor

Department of Secondary, LLTE and PE & Sport

Faculty of Education & Health

Keith Warne is a Senior Lecturer and Network Link Tutor in the Department of Secondary, LLTE and PE & Sport at the University of Greenwich.

Keith joined the university in 2003 as lecturer for the department of Post Compulsory Education Training (PCET) on the Initial Teacher Education (ITT) programme for the Lifelong Learning Sector (LLS).

In addition to his current roles, Keith has worked as Programme Leader for the part-time Post Graduate Certificate in Education (PGCE)/Post Compulsory Education (PCE) LLS course module, and Mentor Coordinator for the PGCE/PCE (LLS) programme as a whole. 

In addition, Keith has taught computer studies, government and politics, and information technology related to society. He has also worked as a local government officer monitoring the performance of publicly funded projects.

Posts held previously:

  • 2004, Lecturer of Education Studies, Croydon College
  • 2001-03, Development Officer (Learning and Teaching), London Metropolitan University
  • 1995-97, Environmental Projects Performance Monitoring Officer, London Borough of Lambeth
  • 1993-95, Development and Training Adviser, London, Borough of Lewisham
  • 1991-93, Lecturer of Government and Politics and Computer Studies, Croydon College
  • Senior Lecturer, Distance Mode Leader and Network Link Tutor for the PGCE/PCE, Lifelong Learning Sector programme
  • External Panel Member for PGCE Post 14, Education and Training and FdA Education and Training programmes, University of Derby
  • 1992-present, Associate Lecturer, Faculty of Mathematics, Computing and Technology, Open University

Keith's research interests are moral, political, and theological philosophies that include philosophies of education, critical theory and critical pedagogy. In particular, research into the extent higher educational institutions are accessible to all for free and fair human development, as opposed to places for the selected few and their adaption to an unjust status quo. 

Keith is currently preparing for an EdD for an investigation into the causes and consequences of commercialising programmes for Initial Teacher Training in the Lifelong Learning Sector. This will be based on criticisms of meritocratic distributions of education given by Michael Young (1958), The Rise of the Meritocracy and by John Rawls (1971), A Theory of Justice and related works.