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Mr. Roussel De Carvalho

Senior Lecturer in Teacher Education & MA Education Programme Leader

School of Educations and Communities, Teacher Education Department

    I'm a former Head of Physics (11 years as a classroom teacher) and I moved into Initial Teacher Education in 2012 at London Metropolitan University. I then joined the Institute of Education (IOE) as a Lecturer in Science Education and the Physics and Physics with Maths course leader in Sept. 2013. I was the Science PGCE Course Leader at UCL Institute of Education until August 2016. I am currently a Senior Lecturer in Teacher Education and the MA in Education Programme Leader at University of East London I am also currently doing a Part-Time PhD at the Institute of Education under supervision of Dr. Tristan McCowan on Teacher Selection Policies in Brazil.

    Member of the institute of Physics (MInstP)

    Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA)



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    (2016) Science initial teacher education and superdiversity: educating science teachers for multi-religious and globalised classroom. Cultural studies in Science Education, 11(2), pp. 253-272. Published online first on 11th January 2016.

    (2014) Book Review: Teacher Education Around the World. British Journal of Education Research, Article first published online: 8 JAN 2014 DOI: 10.1002/berj.3086

    (2014) Thematic Curriculum Design, a case study: the Chemistry Subject Knowledge Enhancement Course. Investigations in university teaching and learning. Spring. Volume 9. 43-51.

    (2013) The Big Bang Theory - Coping with multi-religious beliefs in the superdiverse science classroom. School Science Review, 95 (350), 119-126.

    (2013) A Physics Teacher in Antartica, Physics Review 22(3), 1-5, Phillip Allen Magazines.

    2012 - Student Participation in Brazil - The case of the 'gremio estudantil', Management in Education, 26(3), 155-157.

    (2012) The Levitating Bunsen Flame Experiment, Physics Education 47 (5), 515-518 [ Top 10 Article of 2012 & Top 3% on ]

    (2009) Another Piece of the Education Puzzle in Brazil: Implications of Admission to Higher Education in Secondary Schools. MRes Dissertation. Institute of education. University of London.

    (2007) The Incredible Levitating Penny. Physics Education. 42 (2), 25-26.

    (2005) Bursting the bubble: an idea to convey the concept of half-life, Physics Education. 40 (5), 415.



    Main Interests:

    Teacher Education & Science Education; Teacher Selection
    Nutrition and Education; Superdiversity in Education



    MA Education & Dissertation supervisor