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Pamela Graham

Principal Lecturer/Teaching Fellow

Department: Social Work, Education and Community Wellbeing

Before moving into Higher Education, she worked for 24 years in practitioner, leadership and management roles in a range of settings in education, health, social services and the voluntary sector. She managed a multi agency family support centre for ten years and worked as a training and development officer for a local authority social services department for six years. Pamela is an Endorsed High Scope Trainer (High Scope GB) and trained to deliver programmes including Emotional Intelligence (Hay McBer) and the National Professional Qualification in Integrated Centre Leadership (National College for School Leadership). 

Pamela has completed the national Preparation for Senior Strategic Leadership programme (Leadership Foundation for Higher Education) and the most recent Academic Leadership programme at Northumbria University.  Her work in HE has involved working with partner employers on the design, development, leadership, delivery and quality assurance of undergraduate and post graduate programmes and initiatives for children, families and communities.    She is a member of the Departmental Management Group and currently has responsibility as a line manager and a teaching and learning lead. She teaches on undergraduate and postgraduate programmes. Her subject expertise is in child and adolescent development and the social and emotional wellbeing of children and young people.  

Pamela Graham


Social Work MA September 01 1994

Key Publications

  • Please visit the Pure Research Information Portal for further information
  • Books, Reports and Media Reviews Child and family practice: a relational perspective by Shelley Cohen Konrad, Graham, P. Mar 2014, In: Journal of Interprofessional Care
  • Access to additional services for marginalized children (8-12): Establishing informed consent, Graham, P., Hemmings, P. 30 Mar 2012, Association for Childhood International Global Summit on Childhood Conference
  • It’s a Team Game: Parents as co-researchers in a social impact study, McKenna, L., Graham, P. Sep 2012, British Education Research Association (BERA) Conference
  • Interprofessional working and the children's workforce, Graham, P., Machin, A. 2009, Making sense of Every Child Matters: multi-professional practice guidelines, Bristol, Policy Press

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