Andrew Taylor

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Senior Lecturer Primary Education

Primary Education

Contact Details

email: Andrew.taylor@worc.ac.uk
tel: 01905 542150

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.

At the University Andrew has enjoyed supporting the primary department with developing its provision for behaviour management and working to develop the Early Career Teacher Community to support NQTs in their first year of teaching.

Qualifications

  • BA Education Studies
  • PGCE (QTS)
  • MEd Inclusive Education
  • PG Cert in Higher Education

Teaching & Research

Teaching Interests

  • Inclusion and SEND
  • Assessment
  • Behaviour
  • Professional Practice
  • PE

Research Interests

  • Inclusion and SEND – building inclusive communities in school
  • Behaviour management
  • NQTs and Early Career Teachers

Professional Bodies

  • Fellow of Higher Education Academy

Publications

Pearson - Bug Club Comprehension: Teaching session support cards – guiding teachers through activities and questions related to texts. Workbook materials for pupils to complete in response to texts, including: vocabulary, comprehension questions and a follow up written task. ISBN 9781292224022

Pearson – Phonics Bug videos: Scripts for Phonics Bug videos that introduce phonemes and spelling concepts to children.

External Roles

  • Primary Consultant for Pearson UK
  • Governor for local primary school in Worcestershire