Biography

My job role is planning for and teaching on modules for both the undergraduate and postgraduate routes into Initial Teacher Training. In addition I have prepared and delivered Phonics training for Schools Direct and provided Continual Professional Development for in-service teachers.

Qualifications and memberships

MA Literacy Learning and Difficulties

Academic and research interests

The development of early literacy skills. The use and impact of short term literacy interventions.

The role of educators in delivering an evolving and balanced curriculum to meet the needs of the students

Publications

January 2013: Research into developing reading strategies alongside phonics.

Recent external roles

    • Providing Continual Professional Development for in-service teachers as a private consultant
    • Delivering Boosting Reading Potential, Write Away Together and Talking Partners CPD for in-service teachers
    • Working as a consultant for Pearsons CPD Phonics and English programmes