Staff Profiles: Dr. Tracey Wire

Dr. Tracey Wire

Staff Profile: Dr. Tracey Wire
Senior Lecturer in Primary Education

Dr. Tracey Wire

Dr. Tracey Wire

Senior Lecturer in Primary Education

Teacher Education

Tracey works in Initial Teacher Education in the primary sector and teaches across undergraduate and postgraduate courses, focusing on English, History and PSHEE. She also supervises students studying for Masters level qualificatons.

Biography

Since qualifying in 1996, Tracey Wire has worked in a range of educational settings, supported trainee teachers and newly-qualified teachers in schools and acted as a Masters in Teaching and Learning coach. She has a strong commitment to life-long learning and a passion for ensuring that children receive the best schooling possible from teachers trained to the highest standards.

Qualifications

Award Title Institution Date
BA (Hons) Social Sciences Bristol Polytechnic 1988
PGCE Secondary Education The Institute of Education, University of London 1996
MA American History Sheffield University 1998
PhD Robert Kennedy and the Black Freedom Struggle Sheffield University 2004

Awards

Felllow of the Higher Education Academy

Membership of professional bodies

The Historical Association

The Higher Education Academy

BERA

Teaching and research

Teaching

Across undergraduate and postgraduate courses, I contribute to students development of subject knowledge and pedagogical understanding in primary education in English, History and PSHE.

Level

Undergraduate, Postgraduate

Research

My research focuses on sex and relationship education and the gender identity of young children.