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Dr Philip Carey

Dr Philip Carey

Telephone: 0151 231 4469


Phil is Associate Dean (Education) for the Faculty of Education, Health & Community. He teaches on a number of programmes across the Faculty. Phil is also a member of the course team for the University's Post-graduate Certificate of Learning and Teaching in Higher Education and works with new staff from across the institution to help them enhance their teaching practice.

Phil's research interests focus on student engagement, with specific reference to how students can participate in the university's decision-making processes. He has a lead role in the development of student engagement in LJMU and chairs the institutional Student Engagement Panel.

Phil is a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and in 2015 was recognised as a National Teaching Fellow.


2013, University of Lancaster, UK, PhD
1996, University of East London, United Kingdom, PCTHLE
1994, University of Manchester, UK, MSc
1987, University of Manchester, United Kingdom, BSc (hons)

Academic appointments

Associate Dean Education, Faculty of Education, Health & community, LJMU, 2013 - present


Journal article

Carey P. 2017. Enhancing student representation: the Liverpool John Moores University way Innovations in Practice, :4-8

Carey P. 2016. The impact of institutional culture, policy and process on student engagement in university decision-making Perspectives: Policy and Practice in Higher Education, :1-8 >DOI

Carey P. 2015. Student engagement and the threat of consumerism: testing assumptions International Journal of Advancement in Education and Social Sciences, 3 :1-7

Carey P. 2013. Student as co-producer in a marketised higher education system: a case study of students' experience of participation in curriculum design Innovations in Education and Teaching International, 50 :250-260 >DOI

Carey P. 2013. Representation and student engagement in higher education: a reflection on the views and experiences of course representatives Journal of Further and Higher Education,, 37 :71-88 >DOI

Carey P. 2012. Exploring variation in nurse educators' perceptions of the inclusive curriculum INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF INCLUSIVE EDUCATION, 16 :741-755 >DOI >Link

Carey P. 2012. Student engagement: stakeholder perspectives on course representation in university governance Studies in Higher Education, >DOI

Carey P, Milsom C, Brooman S, Jubb E. 2010. Student views of assessment and feedback Innovations in Practice, 2 :123-130

Shawa L, Carey P, Mair M. 2008. Studying interaction in undergraduate tutorials: results from a small-scale evaluation TEACHING IN HIGHER EDUCATION, 13 :703-714 >DOI >Link

Carey P, Sutton S. 2004. Community development through participatory arts: Lessons learned from a community arts and regeneration project in South Liverpool Community Development Journal, 39 :123-134 >DOI

Cleave H, Carey P, Norris P, Sloper P, While D, Charlton A. 1997. Pastoral care in initial teacher education: A survey of secondary teacher education institutions Pastoral Care in Education, 15 :16-21 >DOI

Williams J, Carey P, Grainne G, Melanie I, Carol-Ann M, Abigail P. 1995. Education for empowerment: Implications for professional development and training in health promotion Health Education Journal, 54 :37-47 >DOI

Carey P, Charlton A, Sloper P, While D. 1995. Cancer Education in Secondary Schools Educational Review, 47 :101-111 >DOI

Carey P, Sloper P, Charlton A, While D. 1995. Cancer education and the primary school teacher in England and Wales Journal of Cancer Education, 10 :48-52

Carey P, While D, Sloper P, Charlton A. 1995. Is health locus of control related to health education activity. Psychological Reports, 76 :1389-1390

Carey P. 1993. Dealing with pupils’ life crises: A model for action Pastoral Care in Education, 11 :12-18 >DOI

Carey P. 1992. Teachers' attitudes to cancer education: A discussion in the light of a recent English survey Journal of Cancer Education, 7 :153-161 >DOI

Carey P. 1991. Teaching about cancer - an evaluation of a cancer education resource Health Education Journal, 50 :78-82 >DOI

Engagement & Impact


National Teaching Fellow