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Gwyneth joined the University of Huddersfield in 2002 and is a Senior Lecturer at the University in the School of Education and Professional Development. She teaches on the Pre-service PGCE / Cert Ed (Lifelong Learning) course and is personal tutor for trainees intending to teach vocational subject areas including construction and engineering, hairdressing and beauty therapy, and hospitality and catering. She is also admissions tutor for this programme and Designated Academic Liaison Officer (DALO) for Rotherham College of Arts and Technology.

After working for twelve years in libraries and college administration, Gwyneth began her teaching career as an English and history tutor in a local FE college, in addition to teaching on a number of undergraduate and teacher education courses at the University.

Gwyneth has an M.Sc in Information Studies and an MA in history.  She is currently working towards a Doctorate in Education.

Research Expertise and Interests

  • Adult literacy teaching
  • Differentiation in teacher education
  • Language use in education policy

Research Expertise and Interests

  • Adult literacy teaching

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Research Output 2019 2019

1 Citation (Scopus)

Adult literacy practitioners and employability skills: Resisting neo-liberalism?

Allatt, G. & Tett, L., 2019, In : Journal of Education Policy. 34, 4, p. 577-594 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
value system

Activities 2016 2017

  • 4 Oral presentation

The employability skills discourse and literacy practitioners

Gwyneth Allatt (Speaker), Lyn Tett (Speaker)
24 Aug 2017

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

What does literacy mean to teachers of adult literacy and their learners?

Gwyneth Allatt (Speaker)
21 Aug 2017

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

Adult Literacy Education and Social Inclusion

Gwyneth Allatt (Speaker)
4 Jul 2017

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

Is Adult Literacy Education Still on the Policy Agenda or Have the Gremlins Gone Now?

Gwyneth Allatt (Speaker)
5 Jul 2016

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation