University Tutor in Primary Education
Institute of Education
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.
PGCE in Primary Education - University of the West of
BA (Hons) in Geography and Education - University of the West of England (2002)
- Teaching & Research
Teaching & Research
Teaching reading and writing in the primary classroom
Effective writing pedagogy
Using the outdoor environment to enhance the teaching of English
The impact of phonics on reading progress
- Professional Bodies
Hughes, D. (2018) ‘Sir, did you write this?’, Teach Primary, Issue 12.2, pp. 100-102. Available at Teachwire.net Struggling to Find a Model Text for Teaching, Reading and Writing?
- External Responsibilities