Rosemary White

Rosemary is a senior lecturer in education at the School of Social Sciences and Professions.

Rose has been working in education for over 37 years and has enjoyed the opportunities it has given her to work with children and adults with a diverse range of ages, backgrounds and cultures.
Since qualifying as a primary school teacher in the 1980s, she has taught across the whole primary age range. In addition, Rose has been a senior consultant for English, EAL and EMA and the EYFS and has worked initial teahcr education in three London Universities.
Before joining London Metropolitan University, she was a deputy head teacher in a Newham primary school.
Rose has a BA (Hons) in Humanities, a PGCE (Primary), a MA in Early Childhood Studies and is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.
This academic year Rose is teaching on Education BA and the primary education BA courses. She is also teaching on the PGCE and apprenticeship routes for initial teacher training.
Rose's interests are in english literature and language, english as an additional language, art and creativity, early years education, transitions in education and children's literature.
Perumal, R, Paffard, F and White, R (2019) ‘Mediating theory and practice for multilingual learners in Initial teacher education in England’ in Hammer, S, Mitchell, K and Commins, N.L (eds) in Teaching Content and Language in the Multilingual Classroom: International Research on Policy, Perspectives , Preparation and Practice1st edition Routledge: Oxford pp207-224. July 2020
Like a fish in water? Experiences of Muslim families in the British education system Rose White and Fran Paffard, in Research in Teacher Education UEL: London
Rose White
Senior Lecturer