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Biography

Fiona taught in Secondary schools for 15 years mainly as a teacher of Biology and Science whilst holding other responsibilities during this time. She is now the PGCE Science Tutor with responsibility for Science Education at the University. Fiona is additionally involved in the MA in Professional Development and MTL programmes.

Research Expertise and Interests

  • Selection of trainees onto a Post Graduate Certificate in Education course
  • Developments in Science Education Curriculum
  • How Science can be made more relevant by the use of media reports.
  • The role of Citizenship in an 11 to 19 school and in particular how science can be part of the delivery of this aspect.
  • Developments in Generic Education Teaching  Role of management theory in Education

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Research Output 2012 2016

Action Research in the classroom: Thinking about different kinds of evidence to measure impact

Woodhouse, F. & McGregor, D. May 2016 Education in science, 264, p. 32-33 2 p.

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ASE Annual 2016 Conference: A spotlight on action research - the Research Specialist Group

McGregor, D., Correia, C., Woodhouse, F. & Simon, S. Feb 2016 Education in science, 263, p. 19 1 p.

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Introducing Action Research for science teachers

McGregor, D. & Woodhouse, F. May 2015 Education in science, 260, p. 30-31 2 p.

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Reflections on research at the ASE Conference, Reading 2015

McGregor, D., Newton, L. & Woodhouse, F. 19 Feb 2015 Education in science, 259, p. 24-25 2 p.

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Science education research and teacher professional development

Oversby, J., McGregor, D. & Woodhouse, F. 9 Feb 2013 Education in science, 251, p. 26-27 2 p.

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