Dr Linet Arthur

Senior Lecturer: Leadership, Management and Policy

Linet leads the MA course on leadership and management, teaches relevant modules, supervises MA and doctoral students and co-leads the EdD.


Current research interests include student evaluations, interprofessional collaboration, HE mergers, award-bearing CPD. Recent consultancy projects include evaluation of coaching and mentoring at the Oxford and London Deaneries; 'Leadership for Learning' project to improve leadership in challenging primary schools in Oxford; evaluation of 'Securing our Future' project (Oxfordshire Independent State School Partnership).


Recent conference papers

  • 'Measuring student satisfaction and lecturer performance: a road to improved quality?' September 2013 at BERA conference, Sussex University
  • 'Leading on the Edge of Chaos: Mergers in Higher Education' July 2011 at HERDSA conference, Gold Coast, Australia

Former experience

Linet has wide experience of educational organisations and policy in the UK and overseas where her extensive work has included training, development projects, and consultancy for Government and Non-Government Organisations (NGOs) in Namibia, Nepal, Poland, Romania, and South Africa.

Academic qualifications

  • PhD (Educational Research), University of Lancaster
  • MA (Management Learning), University of Lancaster
  • PGCE University of Oxford
  • BA (English literature) University of Sussex


  • Journal articles

Journal articles

  • 'From Evaluation to Research'. International Journal of Research and Method in Education, forthcoming
  • 'Leadership for Inter-Service Practice: collaborative leadership lost in translation', with M. Morrison (2012) Educational Management, Administration and Leadership, vol. 41, no. 2, pp. 179-198
  • 'Researching from Within: External and Internal Ethical Engagement', with A. Floyd (2012) International Journal of Research and Method in Education, vol. 35, no. 2, pp. 171-180
  • 'Leading on the Edge of Chaos: Mergers in Higher Education'. In Krause, K., Buckridge, M., Grimmer, C. and Purbrick-Illek, S. (eds). Research and Development in Higher Education: Reshaping Higher Education, 34 (pp. 471-489)
  • 'School Culture and Postgraduate Professional Development: delineating the "enabling school"', with H. Marland, A. Pill and T. Rea (2010), Professional Development in Education, vol. 36, no. 3, pp. 471-489
  • 'From Performativity to Professionalism: lecturers' responses to student feedback' (2009) Journal of Teaching in Higher Education, vol. 14, no. 4, pp. 441-454