Elizabeth Walton D.Ed. is a professor of education at the School of Education, University of Nottingham. Elizabeth is South African born, and spent 20 years working in the compulsory schooling sector in South Africa, as a secondary English teacher and school leader. Her work in higher education, both in South Africa and the UK, has been in teacher education and includes teaching, research, and service activities aimed at the realisation of more inclusive and equitable education systems. Her expertise in inclusive education is recognised internationally through visiting appointments and affiliations, and she co-convenes the UNESCO chair in teacher education for diversity and development.