Teacher education research
The Teacher Education Research and Scholarship Group (TERSG) comprises of colleagues with active research interests relating to the initial preparation and subsequent professional learning and development of teachers across all phases.
Members of the group are experienced teacher educators and expert researchers with national and international reputations in the field. Research and evaluation projects undertaken by TERSG colleagues have been funded by a variety of external bodies, have been influential in informing teacher education policy and practice, and have been widely disseminated. For example, papers given at national and international research conferences and articles published in international peer reviewed education research journals.
Specific research interests of TERSG members include
- teachers’ experiences of mentoring and other support for their professional learning
- teacher identities and wellbeing
- equity and social justice in teaching and teacher education
- online learning in teacher education
- mathematics teacher education
- the development of subject and pedagogical content knowledge
- inter-professional working
- continuing professional development
- leadership development
Current members include Sylvia Ashton, Sarah Baxter, Dr Stuart Bevins, Dr Mark Boylan, Suzanne Brown, Dr Cathy Burnett, Sarah Butler, Max Caley, Helen Childerhouse, Mike Coldwell, Sue Cordell, Karen Daniels, Fufy Demissie, Sue Elliot, Angie Evans, Dr Paul Garland, Joanne Davies, Alison Glentworth, Dr Janet Goepel, Harry Grainger, Lyndsay Gray, Tansy Hardy, Professor Andrew Hobson, Stephen Holden, Dr Mike Holland, Dr Alison Hramiak, Valerie Hussin, Colin Jackson, David Jones, Dr Anne Kellock, Jacqueline Launders, Martin Little, Jane Marshall, Dr Bronwen Maxwell, Patricia Moore, Julia Myers, Susan O'Brien, Dr Declan O'Reilly, Dr David Owen, Alice Oxholm, Timothy Pinto, Alan Potts, Professor Hilary Povey, Alison Ryan, Sheila Sharpe, Professor Tim Simkins, Sarah Williams, Tricia Young.