Staff Profiles: PGCE Primary Education

Rachel Eperjesi

Rachel Eperjesi

Senior Lecturer in Primary Education and Course Leader for School Direct PGCE Primary

Teacher Education

Following a successful teaching career in local primary schools, I am now a member of the English and Professional Studies teaching teams in the Primary Education department.

Simon Hyde-White

Simon Hyde-White

Academic Course Leader and Senior Lecturer for BEd Primary

Teacher Education

Academic Course Leader and Senior Lecturer for BEd Primary

Russ Shalofsky

Russ Shalofsky

Senior Lecturer in Primary ITE

Teacher Education

Senior lecturer in Primary ITE and Education Studies

Richard Brice

Richard Brice

Senior Lecturer in Education

Teacher Education

I am interested in both Information Technology and Design Technology as their curricula closely reflect the changing educational world that primary pupils inhabit.

Cathy Burch

Cathy Burch

Senior Lecturer in Primary Education, specialising in Modern Foreign Languages

Teacher Education

I am a Lecturer in Primary Education, specialising in Modern Foreign Languages

Lindsay Evans

Lindsay Evans

Senior Lecturer in Education

Teacher Education

I am excited by the way in which technology has transformed learning in recent years. I enthusiastically keep up to date with developments to find new ways to engage children with learning.

Dr. Colin Forster

Dr. Colin Forster

Senior Lecturer in Primary Education: Science

Teacher Education

I teach as a member of the primary science and professional studies teams, following a successful career as a teacher in various schools and educational settings.

Ruth Hollier

Ruth Hollier

Academic Course Leader for Primary Education

Teacher Education

I lead the Primary Primary PGCE course, am a Senior Lecturer in Primary Education and part of the Primary Maths Team.

Emma Howell

Emma Howell

Primary Partnership Lead for Initial Teacher Education

Teacher Education

Primary Partnership Lead and Senior Lecturer for Primary Initial Teacher Education Programmes.

Jacqueline McNeil

Jacqueline McNeil

Senior Lecturer Primary Education

Teacher Education

I graduated with a BEd (Hons) degree in primary education and taught in a range of primary schools across three different counties in England, as well as at a British Forces school in Germany, before deciding to move into initial teacher education.

Jude Penny

Jude Penny

Senior Lecturer in Primary Education

Teacher Education

After 16 years as a Primary Teacher and Science lead in an East London school, I joined the Teacher Education team at the University of Gloucestershire in 2010. I teach primary science as well as Personal, Social, Health and Economic Education. I also have a passion for Philosophy for Children (P4C) and lead training on our undergraduate and post graduate courses.

Joanna Rigg

Joanna Rigg

Senior Lecturer in Primary Education (Geography and Professional Studies)

Teacher Education

I am fascinated by how we learn. A varied teaching career has provided many opportunities to think about this. I continue to puzzle over the possibilities of how we can make it easier for children.

Kate Thomson

Kate Thomson

Senior Lecturer in Primary Education: History and English

Teacher Education

Senior Lecturer in Primary ITE: History and English

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Michelle Walton

School of Education & Humanities

I am a lecturer in Primary Education, specifically maths, music and professional studies.

Dr. Tracey Wire

Dr. Tracey Wire

Senior Lecturer in Primary Education

Teacher Education

I work in Initial Teacher Education in the primary sector and teach across undergraduate and postgraduate courses, focusing on English, History and PSHE. I also supervise students studying for a Masters level qualifications.