Senior Lecturer Primary Education
tel: 01905 542150
Andy is a senior lecturer in primary education and teaches on both the PGCE and BA Primary Initial Teacher Education courses. Mainly teaching on Professional Practice modules he also leads the Developing Teacher module on the PGCE course which supports trainees in developing their knowledge and understanding of the skills needed to develop into an effective teacher. Alongside this Andy teaches PE to both Undergraduate and Postgraduate students as part of their teacher training. He also leads the behaviour management provision in the primary department and has enjoyed developing the provision for this since taking on the role.
Previous to starting at the University of Worcester Andrew had taught in schools in Gloucestershire for the past 16 years as a class teacher, assistant head and Deputy head teacher. Over his time in schools Andrew has honed his coaching and mentoring skills to support NQTs and trainee teachers in building their strengths to be the best teachers they can be.
He joined the university in 2018 to pursue his passion for supporting trainee teachers and NQTs and works as part of the staff team developing the support and provision for the Early Career Teacher Community.
- BA Education Studies
- PGCE (QTS)
- MEd Inclusive Education
- Fellowship of the HEA
Teaching & Research
- Inclusion and SEND
- Professional Practice
- Inclusion and SEND – building inclusive communities in school
- Behaviour support
- Early Career Teachers
- Fellow of Higher Education Academy
- Primary Consultant for Pearson UK
- Working with DfE to develop their online recruitment platform
- Tweets as @MrTs_NQTs