Jennifer qualified as an Interior Designer and worked in industry for ten years before moving into education. She completed a PGCE in Design and Technology Education at Sheffield Hallam and has taught in secondary schools.
Her work within the Centre for Design and Technology Education at Hallam began in 2000 as a Teaching Fellow for the Technology Enhancement Programme specifically responsible for the curriculum development of design and technology. This culminated in the publication of nine curriculum teacher guidance units. Jennifer has been course leader for the 3 year BSc secondary design and technology education course and now teaches on both undergraduate and postgraduate routes across secondary education.
Specialist areas of interest
General Professional Studies
Student transition through phases
Technology Enhanced Learning
History of design education