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Lecturer in Education (ITE)

I am a member of the International Teacher Education (ITE) team in the School of Education. My main role is Programme Leader and Module Leader on our very popular PGCE Education IDL.

My background is in Primary Education, teaching in schools across the North East as Maths, English and Computing lead. As a previous Assistant Headteacher, I have experience in whole-school management, delivering internal and external staff CPD and education policy development.

I am a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA).

Teaching and supervision


Doctoral research: How do primary maths teachers’ perceptions of Teaching for Mastery (TfM) inform their choices when selecting and using manipulatives (concrete resources) within their lessons?

Key themes: maths mastery, Teaching for Mastery (TfM), primary mathematics, manipulatives, concrete resources, teacher perceptions.


Number of items: 7.

Conference or Workshop Item

Hidson, Elizabeth, Elliott, Ian, Griffiths, Alison, Sheard, Simon, Wynn, Vikki and Bell, Jemma (2021) Video-Enhanced Dialogic Assessment: online vivas for teacher assessment. In: Practical Pedagogy Conference 2021, 13 September 2021, University of Lincoln (online).

Hidson, Elizabeth, Elliott, Ian, Griffiths, Alison, Sheard, Simon, Bell, Jemma and Wynn, Vikki (2021) Video-enhanced dialogic assessment (VEDA) of teaching practice portfolios: the dialogic construction of teachers’ standards evidence in an online space. In: BERA Annual Conference 2021, 13-16 September, 2021, Online.

Hidson, Elizabeth, Elliott, Ian, Griffiths, Alison, Wynn, Vikki, Sheard, Simon and Bell, Jemma (2021) Ready for Work: Video-Enhanced Dialogic Assessment as an international route to UK Qualified Teacher Status. In: Third Annual Faculty of Education & Society Staff Research Conference, 14 Jun 2021, Sunderland, UK. (Unpublished)

Ross, Dionne, Elliott, Ian, Hidson, Elizabeth, Griffiths, Alison, Sheard, Simon, Bell, Jemma, Wynn, Vikki, Bell, Deborah and Hughes, Mark (2021) International and Independent Distance Learning Team Showcase. In: Faculty of Education and Society Team Showcase Series, 10 March 2021, Sunderland, UK. (Unpublished)

Hidson, Elizabeth, Elliott, Ian, Sheard, Simon and Bell, Jemma (2020) Shaping research-informed practitioners: A case study of the impact of written feed-forward targets on summative outcomes in postgraduate school-focused research modules. In: 2nd Annual Faculty of Education and Society Research Institute Staff Research Conference, 15 June 2020, Sunderland, UK.


Elliott, Ian, Hidson, Elizabeth, Sheard, Simon, Bell, Jemma, Griffiths, Alison and Wynn, Vikki (2021) Video-Enhanced Dialogic Assessment on the Assessment-Only Route to UK Qualified Teacher Status. [Video]


Bell, Jemma, Elliott, Ian, Griffiths, Alison, Hidson, Elizabeth, Ross, Dionne, Sheard, Simon and Wynn, Vikki (2021) IIDL Team Newsletter February 2021. University of Sunderland, Sunderland.

This list was generated on Mon Sep 27 18:49:26 2021 BST.
  • NC2014 UK Primary National Curriculum
  • Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2 statutory assessment (SATs)
  • Teaching for Mastery (TfM) in Primary Mathematics
  • Applied Computing and Coding in primary schools
  • Whole-school data analysis and assessment systems
  • Moderation in the EYFS, Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2
  • Designing and delivering in-school CPD

Last updated 20 September 2021

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