Kerry Onyejekwe

Lecturer in Education

BSc (Hons) Loughborough University

MSc University of Leicester

PGCE University of Greenwich

T: 0116 2523725


Kerry has been teaching and lecturing since 2004, prior to which she worked in the criminal justice system as a Probation Psychologist.  Kerry has also been an Associate Lecturer with the Open University since 2004, teaching various modules including Masters in Education.  She maintains her interest in prisoner rehabilitation and education by teaching Open University degree students in prisons.  Kerry completed her teacher training in London and then moved to Leicester where she taught in FE becoming an Advanced Teaching Practitioner, supporting the development of teachers before joining the University of Leicester in 2015.

At the School of Education, Kerry is a Lecturer in Education and course lead for the Secondary PGCE History and RE programme.  Kerry is also interim lead tutor for the Professional Studies and SEND strands of the programme.


Youth justice and education, education in secure settings, young people with social, emotional and behaviour problems, ADHD, Behaviour Management, School exclusion, Social justice and education, the role of teachers in reducing child exploitation and organised crime, SEND education.

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