Department of Initial Teacher Education

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The department offers programmes in primary and secondary education at both undergraduate and postgraduate level.  It has developed partnerships for the delivery of School Direct training, which operates a range of models with our teaching alliance partners.

Our lifelong learning programme is one of the largest for teacher education in the sector and is one of only nine designated Centres of Excellence for Teacher Training in the lifelong learning sector in the UK.    It runs a full-time pre-service and a part-time in-service CertEd/PGCE/PgDipE in Lifelong Learning through the Education and Training Consortium, which was established in 2001.  The Consortium has over 20 regional partners and provides Initial Teacher Training and continuing professional development.

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further education Social Sciences
education Social Sciences
teacher Social Sciences
Teaching Social Sciences
trainee Social Sciences
learning Social Sciences
teacher training Social Sciences
student Social Sciences

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Research Output 1990 2018

1 Citations
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Cabinets of Curiosities: Playing with Artefacts in Professional Teacher Education

Williamson, S., 2018, (Accepted/In press) The Power of Play in Higher Education: Creativity in Tertiary Learning. James, A. & Nerantzi, C. (eds.). Palgrave Macmillan Ltd.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter


Activities 1989 2018

  • 42 Oral presentation
  • 4 Publication Peer-review
  • 3 Membership of a Society or Institute
  • 3 Invited talk

Seeing Beyond Belief: The Feminist Museum Hack as a Practice of Hope

Sarah Williamson (Speaker), Darlene Clover (Speaker)
18 Jul 2018

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

Digital Technology and the Professional Practice of FE Teachers in Training

Roy Halpin (Speaker)
21 Jun 2018

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

Studies in the Education of Adults (Journal)

Kate Lavender (Reviewer)
2018 → …

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPublication Peer-review