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Miss. Jean Edwards

  • Job title: Senior Lecturer in Education (ECYP)
  • Department: Education, Children & Young People

General information

Jean Edwards studied History at University College North Wales, Bangor, attaining a 2:1. She went on to gain a PGCE from the University of Leicester and working in primary and lower schools for nineteen years.

During this time she focused on art education, often leading and contributing to curriculum development and training for staff both locally and nationally. She also studied for an MA at the University of Leicester, investigating the role and status of the primary art co-ordinator in Northamptonshire.

She was headteacher of lower school in Bedford from 1998 to 2004, joining the University of Northampton in April 2004.

Teaching

Foundation Degree learning and teaching (FDLT):

  • PDT 1063 Subject based studies in learning and teaching 1: English and Maths. (Module leader)
  • PDT 1064 Enriching the curriculum 1: within the school.
  • PDT 1050 Work based practice 1
  • PDT 1004 Professional Studies in learning and Teaching
  • PDT 2015 Subject based studies in learning and teaching 2: English and Maths.
  • PDT 2016 Enriching the curriculum 2: beyond the school. (Module leader)
  • PDT 2014 Work based practice 2

BA Learning and Teaching (BALT):

  • PDT 3003 Educational debates in Learning and teaching (module leader)
  • PDT 3004 Research Methods in Education
  • PDT 4001 Dissertation

Research

Jean’s main area of interest is use of sketchbooks as a vehicle for developing art subject knowledge with adults. She is also researching the use of digital technology in assessment in Higher Education.

Publications

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2017

  1. Edwards, J. (2017) Crossing boundaries through digital learning. AD Magazine. (20), pp. 16-17. 2046-3138.

2014

  1. Jones, J. and Edwards, J. (2014) Changemaker values within the Foundation Degree Learning and Teaching and the development of a Teaching Assistant Teachmeet Event. In: Alden Rivers, B. and Smith, J. (eds.) Changemaker in the Curriculum: The University of Northampton: Case Studies 2013-2014. Northampton: The University of Northampton. pp. 49-54.
  2. Edwards, J. (2014) Inspired by digital. AD Magazine. (11), pp. 24-25. 2046-3138.

2013

  1. Edwards, J. (2013) Teaching Primary Art. Harlow: Pearson. 9781405899413.
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Other Publications

2013

Edwards, J. and Hand, G. (2013) Woodlands – Close Encounters. Springboard Stories Magazine. Issue 11. Pp28-29.

2009

Edwards, J (2009) Who is teaching primary art? A’N’D The NSEAD Magazine. Iss 13.

2007

Edwards, J. (2007) Making a link with your local gallery. A’N’D The NSEAD Magazine. Iss 22.

2006

Edwards, J. (2006) Becoming a Higher Level teaching Assistant: Primary English. Exeter: Learning Matters.

1998

Edwards, J. and Gardner, I. (1998) Maths Assessment KS1. Leamington Spa: Scholastic.

Gardner, I. and Edwards, J. (1998) Maths Assessment KS1. Leamington Spa: Scholastic.

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