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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.

Teaching and supervision

As a member of the IDL (Independent Distance Learning) team, I oversee students as a module leader (EDPM97) and as a Personal Academic Tutor (PAT) for PGCE Education IDL.

Research interests for potential research students

My specific interests include: teaching for mastery in mathematics, the use of concrete manipulatives to aid mathematical understanding, learner response systems, coding and computing in the primary school.

  • NC2014 UK Primary National Curriculum
  • Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2 assessment (SATs)
  • Teaching for Mastery 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 18 November 2019