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Daniel Hughes

University Tutor in Primary Education

Institute of Education

Contact Details

email: daniel.hughes@worc.ac.uk

tel: 01905 542371

Dan is a university tutor and module leader for PGCE and Undergraduate Primary English at the University of Worcester. He also teaches on the PGCE and Undergraduate Primary PE courses.  He also works as a school experience tutor, link tutor and personal academic tutor as part of Primary ITT.     

Before joining the University, Dan worked in primary schools in Herefordshire and Worcestershire.  As both subject leader and phase leader, he has led teams and helped develop curriculum initiatives.  As well as this, he recently set up an educational training business, supporting schools with the teaching of reading and writing in both key stage 1 and 2 alongside providing some training in local nurseries.  He has previously set up a thriving private tutoring business and has also worked as a sport coach in primary schools. He has interests in music, sport and literature and can often be found watching London Irish in Reading as he is a long-time season ticket holder.

 

Qualifications

PGCE in Primary Education - University of the West of England (2003)
BA (Hons) in Geography and Education - University of the West of England (2002)

Teaching & Research

Teaching & Research

Teaching

Primary English
Phonics
Teaching reading and writing in the primary classroom
PE
Creativity
Outdoor Education

 

Research

Social justice
Inclusive practice
Effective writing pedagogy
Using the outdoor environment to enhance the teaching of English
The impact of phonics on reading progress
Creative writing

 

 

 

Professional Bodies

Professional Bodies

Publications

Publications

External Responsibilities

External Responsibilities