Dr Jan McArthur

Lancaster University

Jan McArthur is a CGHE Deputy Director, and was a Co-Investigator on CGHE Project 1, ‘Graduate Experiences of Employability and Knowledge (GEEK) Project’.

Jan is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Educational Research at Lancaster University. Her research interests span two themes: education and social justice, and the nature of higher education. Her recent work has looked at the nature of assessment and feedback the role of failure in learning including the relationship between conceptions of failure and social justice.

She is currently working on developing a critical theory-based understanding of higher education as a social good, making explicit links between the role of higher education and its social justice functions.

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