I have worked at Sheffield Hallam University since 2008 in the Primary and Early Years Teacher Education department.
Prior to my work with SHU, I worked in a number of Primary schools in England including schools in Birmingham, Nottinghamshire, Peterborough and Sheffield. I have taught across the whole Primary and Early Years range.
I was a Primary Head Teacher in Nottinghamshire.
I also held the role of SENCO.
I teach on a variety of Primary and Early Years Education modules and lead on EAL. As partnership co-ordinator, I liaise with students, staff and outside agencies in a number of different areas.
I teach on a variety of modules such as inclusion, EAL, Science and RE. I am currently year 3 leader for the Primary and Early Years BA course.
Social Sciences and Arts
My research at Masters level related to inclusion of marginalised groups, including those with Special Educational Needs.
I am now studying for a Phd looking at the ‘Development of Teacher attitudes in relation to inclusive education, particularly in relation to meeting the needs of Roma pupils.