- lecturer/research officer at the Institute of Education/London Knowledge Lab: research Centre for the Study of Children Youth and Media, MA Media Culture and Communication, Sociology of Childhood and Children's Rights.
- teacher in London (refugee language support, adult literacy)
- teacher trainer, Caribbean (Grenada)
- documentary film researcher for 7 years in Latin and Central America, Southern Africa.
Research and consultation interests: migration media and childhood, education for social change and development, development education, ethics and research, participatory research methods including using moving image
de Block and Buckingham (2007/2010) Global Children, Global Media: migration, media and childhood. Palgrave