Professor John Ravenscroft

Professor of Education
Professor John Ravenscroft
Professor Ravenscroft's academic background is in in Psychology, and in particular he concerned with issues in Cognition, Language and especially Child Language. After several years working in the Department of Psychology at Edinburgh University, he became the manager of Visual Impairment Scotland, and created the first UK child visual impairment notification system. He also became the Head of the Scottish Sensory Centre and during this tenure he went to Australia for 18 months to the Royal Institute for Deaf and Blind Children to develop and create Australia's first visual impairment notification system. Upon his return he became Deputy Head of the Department for Educational Studies. He is currently the Head of the Institute for Education, Teaching & Leadership (ETL).