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Ian Frowe


Lecturer in Education

E-mail Address


01223 767579



Membership of Professional Bodies/Associations

Society for the Philosophy of Education


Ian Frowe taught in primary and middle schools before becoming a lecturer.

Academic Area/Links

  • Philosophy of education
  • Political aspects of education
  • Language in education
  • Social Theory

Research Topics

  • Philosophical issues in education
  • Political Theory
  • Language and ideology

Current Research Projects

  • Censorship and Education
  • Extremism and Education
  • Education and Perfection
  • Work of Michael Oakeshott

Course Involvement

  • Teaches education/professional studies on Undergraduate and Postgraduate courses
  • Teaches education/professional studies on Undergraduate and Postgraduate courses
  • Joint coordinator for the Politics, Democracy and Education MPhil course
  • Supervision of PhD students


Frowe Ian, (2007) 'The Politics of Faith and the Politics of Scepticism: Michael Oakeshott, Education and Extremism' British Journal of Educational Studies Special Edition 'Citizenship and Democracy' vol. 55, 3. pp. 264 - 285.

Frowe Ian, (2005) 'Professional Trust' British Journal of Educational Studies vol. 53, 1. pp. 34 - 53.

Frowe Ian, (2003) 'A Tale of Two Curricula: English and Austrian Conceptions of a National Curriculum Examined' Kontakte vol. 21, 2. pp. 63 - 75. Joint authorship with I. Woolley.

Frowe Ian, (2001) 'Language and Educational Research' Journal of Philosophy of Education, vol. 35, 2. pp. 175 - 186.

Frowe Ian, (2001) 'Language and Educational Practice' Cambridge Journal of Education, vol. 31, 1. pp. 89 - 101.

Frowe Ian, (1998) 'Teaching, Values and Training Teachers' Journal of Values Education, pp. 23 - 28.