Professor Julian Stern
Dean, Faculty of Education &
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Julian came to York St John in August 2008 as Dean of the
Faculty of Education & Theology. Born and brought up in
Hull, Julian qualified at the Royal Academy of Music, Oxford
University, Leicester University School of Education, and the
Institute of Education, London. He was a school teacher in
the South of England for fourteen years, and worked in universities
for sixteen years prior to coming to York St John University.
Julian has worked at the Institute of Education, London, the Open
University, Brunel University, and the University of Hull.
Julian is also General Secretary of ISREV, the International
Seminar on Religious Education and
His current research is on the Spirit of the
School, including sub-themes of dialogue (e.g. with music),
community (e.g. on John Macmurray and schools as households), and
learning (e.g. spirited assessment feedback), and on Teaching
Religious Education, including seminars bringing researchers
and teachers together.
Julian has written eleven books and several dozen articles for
trainee teachers, experienced teachers, and teacher trainers.
Recent books include:
- The Spirit of the School (2009)
- Schools and Religions: Imagining the Real (2007),
- Teaching Religious Education: Researchers in the Classroom
- Involving Parents (2003)