Jesvir Kaur Mahil

Dr Jesvir Kaur Mahil

    • United Kingdom

    Accepting PhD Students

    Personal profile

    Contact Details

    Telephone: 0121 204 3964

    Email: [email protected]


    Dr Jesvir Kaur Mahil is currently working as a Senior Leader Degree Apprenticeship Coach in Aston Business School, Aston University. Prior to this, she worked as an Ofsted inspector, Education Consultant and Lecturer in large Further Education Colleges in London and Birmingham, specialising in teaching Business Studies.

    Research Interests

    Dr Jesvir Kaur Mahil is an autoethnographic researcher, using Public Engagement and Self-Publishing (including social media). Her doctoral research at the University of Birmingham, an autoethnographic case study, focused on Creativity in Education, exploring her own role as an Ofsted inspector in Further Education.

    She has published several books using a combination of AutoEthnography, Public Engagement and Self-Publishing (APS) as a research methodology, including:

    Sikhs of Stafford (2020)
    Learn to Lead (2023)
    Currently researching & writing Azaadi, Izzat and Ghar


    PhD Education (specialising in Creativity)

    Master Business & Administration (MBA)

    Master Education (M. Ed.)

    PG Certificates Teaching & Coaching & PG Diplomas

    Membership of Professional Bodies

    Fellow Society for Education & Training (FSET)

    Fellow Higher Education Academy (FHEA)

    Fellow Chartered Managers Institute (FCMI)

    Qualified Teacher Learning & Skills (QTLS)

    Teaching Activity

    Currently, Management and Leadership for Level 7 Senior Leader Apprentices.

    Previously, Business Studies, coaching and teacher training in Further Education Colleges.

    PhD Supervision

    Dr Mahil is currently supervising several Doctoral students, preparing theses based on creativity, equality, fairness, ethnicity pay gaps and social mobility for second and third generation migrants.


    Independent Assessor for Level 7 Senior Leader Apprenticeship programmes

    Education/Academic qualification

    PhD Education (Creativity), University of Birmingham

    1 Sept 20131 Jul 2018

    Award Date: 11 Jul 2018

    External positions

    Independent Assessor

    1 Jul 201131 Mar 2025


    • L Education (General)
    • Creativity
    • systems thinking
    • social justice
    • Sikh
    • H Social Sciences (General)
    • autoethnography
    • public engagement
    • Psychology
    • Sikhism


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