Staff Profiles: David Goodger

Image is unavailable

Staff Profile: David Goodger
Lecturer in Education

Image is unavailable

David Goodger

Lecturer in Education

Teacher Education

David teaches as a member of the English and professional studies teams, following a varied career which included working as a senior leader in primary school and for local authority advisory teams.

Biography

David taught in primary schools in South Wales including holding senior leadership roles.  His career includes working for local authority advisory services and sports governance before joining the university. He teaches on English and professional studies. David is keen to support student teachers developing their pedagogical understanding and to challenge attainment gaps created by deprivation.

Qualifications

Award Title Institution Date
BA (Hons) Primary Studies with QTS University of Wales, Newport 2000
MSc Coaching University of Wales, Newport 2010

Membership of professional bodies

Education Workforce Council Wales

Teaching and research

Teaching

Primary Education - English, professional studies

Level

Undergraduate, Postgraduate

Research

My Masters research focused on exploring the impact of pedagogy on skill acquisition in learners aged between seven and nine years in physical education.