Alethe Bailey


Alethe began her educational career as a Teacher of Information Technology and Business Studies. She worked in primary and secondary schools in England and overseas before coming to Newman as an Information Technology lecturer where she led the development of the postgraduate and undergraduate information technology programmes.

Alethe has a passion for computer science education and a strong commitment to life-long learning. She is convinced that teachers trained to the highest standards would provide children with the best schooling possible. She worked extensively on a range of computing projects and collaboratively with schools and other establishments to enhance teaching and learning. Her research interests include creative computing, cyber culture and the gender divide in computer science.



MSc Computing (2007) University of Central England

Postgraduate Certificate in Teaching and Learning in Higher Education (2006) University of Central England

Post Graduate Diploma of Education (1998) University of the West Indies

BBA – Management Accounting, Computing (1995) Andrews University


Teaching Interests

Computer Science Pedagogy

Creative Computing

Cyber ethics

Other Activities

Research Interests

Creative Computing

Cyber culture

Women in Computer Science

Membership of Professional Organisations

Member of the Association for Computer Machinery

Member of Subject Association for Information Technology in Teacher Education)

Member of Computing at School


External Roles

External Examiner: Staffordshire University (PGCE Secondary Computer Science) 2016

Co-opted Governor: Northfield Manor Academy 2016


Conference Papers

Csizmadia, A. and Bailey, A. (2011) 15 minutes of fame: developing critically reflective practitioners through the use of video. 2nd TEAN Conference: The Importance of Education. University of Manchester, 2nd May.