Doctor of Education student wins Rising Star in Education and Academia Award

11/05/2020 by Sinead Staunton

Sarah Mullin, Newman student

Doctor of Education student and previous PGCE student Sarah Mullin has been recognised for her contributions and achievements within the education sector by being named as a 2020 Rising Star in Education and Academia.

The Rising Star Awards presented by WeAreTheCity showcases the UK pipeline of female talent, which recognises exceptional female role models across different industries and professions.

Sarah was crowned one of the five inspirational winners from 1000 nominees for her significant and sustained contribution to education. This adds to Sarah’s award for the ‘Contribution to Education’ in 2019 and her shortlisting as a Positive Role Model by the ITV National Diversity Awards.

Sarah is a Deputy Headteacher and best-selling author who is currently researching the under-representation of women head teachers in secondary schools in England. She supports student teachers and also coaches women aspiring to school leadership.

Sarah comments “I am honoured to have been named as a Rising Star in Education and Academia and I am very grateful to Charlotte and Newman staff, students and alumni for your continued support in all that I do. The Newman University Faculty of Education is incredible; it is a privilege to study alongside such wonderful lecturers and peers who are a constant source of wisdom and positivity.”