Staff Profiles: Dr. Eve Tandoi

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Staff Profile: Dr. Eve Tandoi
Lecturer in Education

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Dr. Eve Tandoi

Lecturer in Education

Education and Learning

My interests in children’s literature and pedagogy were generated through my Doctoral research. This together with my background in philosophy and interest in education policy fuel my current research.

Biography

?As a Lecturer in the School of Education, I am interested in exploring the connections between education policy, philosophy and practice, particularly within areas related to literacy and critical thinking.

Qualifications

Award Title Institution Date
PhD Reading metafiction: Exploring children’s literary competences when read hybrid novels in the primary classroom. University of Cambridge 2016
MPhil Critical Approaches to Children’s Literature University of Cambridge 2013
PGCE Primary Education University of Cambridge 2008
MA Philosophy and Literature University of Warwick 2006

Membership of professional bodies

United Kingdom Literacy Association (UKLA)

Philosophy of Education Society of Great Britain

Teaching and research

Teaching

Eve teaches on the MA Research, MA Education and BA Education. She formally taught on the BEd and PGCE. Her pedagogic approach is informed by the work of Mikhail Bakhtin and Gert Biesta.

Level

Undergraduate, Postgraduate

Research

Eve is currently working with colleagues within the department and at the University of Calgary on a project funded by the Centre for Being Human. The project explores representations of evolution in contemporary picturebooks and young people’s responses to them.