Cathie Lacey has taught at the University of Wolverhampton since May 2003, working with those who wish to teach English in adult community and college settings. A senior lecturer, Cathie is award leader for the PGCE PCE (Post Compulsory Education) and shares that responsibility for the Cert Ed and Prof Grad. She has also both managed and taught on the subject specific (English/Literacy and ESOL) Cert Ed and stand-alone diplomas. She has been involved in working parties for the Education and Training Foundation Professional Standards (2014) and the LLUK standards (2006) as well as the subject specific criteria for ESOL (LSIS 2011). Ms Lacey has been external examiner for Edge Hill, Warwick, Institute of Education and University of Birmingham on their post compulsory teacher education courses.
Cathie is currently working on doctoral research focusing on the changing experiences of those who teach English (Literacy, ESOL and GCSE) in the post compulsory sector.