Biography

After teaching in primary schools in London and Cumbria, I have been working as a Senior Lecturer on Primary QTS programmes. I specialise in Religious Education and Philosophy for Children, with an additional interest in spirtitual development in schools. I am a cohort leader and personal tutor on the primary 3 year QTS degree based in Lancaster. 

Qualifications and memberships

MA in Teacher Education: Developing Teacher Expertise (MA)

Senior Fellow - Higher Education Academy (SFHEA)

Academic and research interests

Primary Religious Education

Philosophy for Children

Spiritual, Moral, Social and Cultural development in schools

Publications

Prescott, G. (2017) Challenging Assumptions and Making Progress in Anderson, B (Ed.) Philosophy for Children: Theory and Praxis in Teacher Education. Abingdon: Routledge.

Prescott, G. (2015) Creative Thinking and Dialogue: P4C and the Community of Enquiry in Elton-Chalcraft, S. (Ed.) Teaching Religious Education Creatively. Abingdon: Routledge.

Elton-Chalcraft, S. Hollander, P. Prescott, G. (2015) Spiritual development through creative RE in Elton-Chalcraft, S. (Ed.) Teaching RE Creatively. Abingdon: Routledge

Recent external roles

SAPERE Level One Philosophy for Children trainer

Member of Cumbria Standing Advisory Committee for Religious Education (SACRE)

Member of the National Association for the Teachers of Religious Education (NATRE)