Dr. Matthew Tariq Wilkinson
Matthew Wilkinson was a King’s Scholar at Eton, and subsequently studied Theology at the University of Cambridge, where he was awarded a scholarship. He embraced Islam after leaving Cambridge in 1991. He completed his PhD at King’s College London with a dissertation entitled ‘History Curriculum, Citizenship and Muslim Boys: Learning to Succeed’
. His research interests include the relationship between Islam and history and citizenship education and the philosophy of education with a focus on 'success'. He has served as Lecturer in Education at the London Metropolitan University, Anglia Ruskin University and King’s College London and as Head of History at Brondesbury College, London.
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