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20142020

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Personal profile

Teaching

Dianne is a Lecturer in the School of Education and Social Work and is currently the Programme Director for the Master of Education programme. She also teaches on the School's initial teacher education programmes. Dianne is Chair of the Scottish Universities Inclusion Group and a member of the Scottish Professional Learning Network steering group. She was awarded Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy in November 2013.

Dianne's research interests lie in the areas of inclusion and educational transitions. She is currently finishing her Professional Doctorate which focuses on stakeholders' experiences of the move from primary to secondary school.

Dianne completed her initial teacher education at Charlotte Mason College, Ambleside, going on to teach in primary and specialist schools before joining a Local Authority's specialist teaching service. Her most recent teaching post was as an Inclusion Teacher, where she taught children with Autism and with Learning Difficulties. Dianne has also held the post of Autism Specialist Team Leader and led a team of teachers, taking up this role from 2007 - 2011. She also enjoyed delivering continuing professional development opportunities for teachers, parents and carers.

Dianne serves as a member of the Board of Directors for Dundee Women's Aid where she is currently the Vice-Chair. She is also a keen pianist and flautist, and enjoys walks with her dogs, Bob, Ruby and Dexter.

Education/Academic qualification

Award Date: 1 Nov 2013

PGCert THE, University of Cumbria

1 Jul 201030 Jun 2011

Award Date: 1 Jul 2011

Master of Education, University of Birmingham

Award Date: 1 Jan 2009

Master of Education, University of Birmingham

Award Date: 1 Jan 2003

Bachelor of Arts, Lancaster University

Award Date: 1 Jan 1998

External positions

External Examiner, University of Aberdeen

1 Oct 2019 → …

External Examiner, University of Strathclyde

1 Oct 2017 → …

Keywords

  • LB1501 Primary Education
  • LB2300 Higher Education

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Research Output

Systematic literature review of primary-secondary transitions: International research

Jindal-Snape, D., Hannah, E. F. S., Cantali, D., Barlow, W. & MacGillivray, S., Jun 2020, In : Review of Education. 8, 2, p. 526-566 41 p.

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    Prizes

    DUSA Student-Led Teaching Award Nominee

    Cantali, Dianne (Recipient), May 2016

    Prize: Other distinction

    DUSA Student-Led Teaching Award Nominee

    Cantali, Dianne (Recipient), May 2017

    Prize: Other distinction

    DUSA Student-Led Teaching Awards (Nominee)

    Cantali, Dianne (Recipient), 1 May 2018

    Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

    School Learning and Teaching Awards Nominee

    Cantali, Dianne (Recipient) & Boyle, Lynn (Recipient), May 2016

    Prize: Other distinction

  • School Learning and Teaching Awards Nominee

    Cantali, Dianne (Recipient), May 2016

    Prize: Other distinction

  • Activities

    QAA Enhancement Themes Conference 2020 Beyond Measure: Exploring What Counts in HIgher Education (Event)

    Dianne Cantali (Editorial board member)

    1 Nov 201912 Dec 2019

    Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPublication peer-review

    Scottish Educational Research Association Annual Conference 2019

    Dianne Cantali (Chair)

    20 Nov 2019

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in workshop, seminar, course

    School Research & Scholarship Conference 2019

    Dianne Cantali (Organiser)

    13 Dec 2019

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

    School Research & Scholarship Conference 2019

    Dianne Cantali (Participant)

    13 Dec 2019

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

    Scottish Educational Research Association Annual Conference 2019

    Dianne Cantali (Participant)

    21 Nov 201922 Nov 2019

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference