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Senior Lecturer and Programme Leader for PGCE Education

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

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

Research

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.

Publications

Number of items: 10.

Conference or Workshop Item

Sheard, Simon and Simpson, Sarah (2022) Practicality or pedagogy? Exploring the rationale Primary Mathematics teachers give for using manipulatives in their classrooms. In: University of Sunderland 2nd Annual Postgraduate Research Conference, 15/09/22, University of Sunderland.

Hidson, Elizabeth, Sheard, Simon, Elliott, Ian, Griffiths, Alison, Bell, Jemma and Wynn, Vikki (2021) Video-enhanced dialogic assessment of teaching practice portfolios. In: Transforming Assessment and the Assessment in Higher Education Network webinar on using video in assessment and feedback, 06 Oct 2021, Macquarie University, Australia [online].

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, Bell, Jemma, McMaster, Alison, Wynn, Vikki and Hughes, Mark (2021) Video-enhanced dialogic assessment of teaching practice portfolios: the process of constructing dialogic evidence in an online space to demonstrate meeting professional teachers’ standards. In: Assessment in Higher Education Conference 2022, 22-24 June 2022, Manchester.

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.

Video

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]

Other

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 Sun Dec 4 00:24:39 2022 GMT.
  • 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 04 October 2022