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Sarah Williamson is a Senior Lecturer in the School of Education and Professional Development at the University of Huddersfield. She specialises in the arts and teacher education for the post-compulsory sector and teaches on undergraduate, postgraduate and Master’s level courses. In collaboration with partners including the Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival (HCMF), as part of her PGCE students’ training, Sarah has developed a series of ‘Pop-Up Art Schools’ which have offered temporary, exciting and informal creative experiences in communities, art galleries and schools. Sarah’s PhD research is on the transformative impact of the arts in professional education, and she has published and presented in the field of arts and education.

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Research Output 2013 2018

  • 4 Chapter
  • 1 Conference contribution
  • 1 Article

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


Feminist interrogations and creative teaching in art galleries and museums

Clover, D., Sanford, K., Taber, N. & Williamson, S. 3 Mar 2018 (Accepted/In press) CASAE 2018 Conference Proceedings. Canadian Association for Studies in Adult Education (CASAE) , 9 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

adult educator

Pop-Up Art Schools and the ‘Carnivalesque'

Williamson, S. 2017 Informal Learning: Perspectives, Challenges and Opportunities. Rutherford, S. (ed.). Nova Science Publishers Inc

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

informal learning

Practical teaching

Dixon, E., Harvey, J., Powell, D., Thompson, R. & Williamson, S. 2015 Teaching in lifelong learning: A guide to theory and practice. Avis, J., Fisher, R. & Thompson, R. (eds.). 2nd ed. Open University Press, p. 127-154 28 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

1 Citations

'...and I remember every single session!' - On the usefulness of making reflective books as active note-taking

Gröppel-WeGener, A. & Williamson, S. 1 Jun 2013 In : Journal of Writing in Creative Practice. 6, 2, p. 155-167 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle


Activities 2017 2017

  • 1 Oral presentation