Jonathan James is a teacher, education consultant and doctoral candidate at the UCL Institute of Education.
Jonathan’s own doctoral research investigates how policies developed in response to the threat of terrorism are being implemented in schools in England and France in light of the two countries’ policy traditions, and educators’ pre-existing values and practices.
Jonathan has written extensively on the role of schools in anti-terrorism policy and is an expert on values education and countering radicalization. His book, co-authored with Dr. Jan Germen Janmaat, Civil Disorder, Domestic Terrorism and Education Policy: The Context in England and France was published in 2019.
At the UCL Institute of Education, Jonathan has taught on the ‘Minorities, Migrants, and Refugees in National Education Systems’ and ‘Comparative Education: Theories and Methods’ Master’s courses.
Since 2020, Jonathan has provided consulting services to the OECD’s Education Policy Outlook.