Paul trained as a primary school teacher in 1985/86 and spent 18 years teaching in special, primary and secondary schools.
He specialised first in general SEN, then as a Teacher of the Deaf and finally in Language and Communication issues.
Paul was team leader for an LEA specialist support team supporting pupils with autistic difficulties before starting with the University of Northampton in 2004.
He has a first degree from London, a PGCE from Oxford Polytechnic, an MA in Education from the Open University and a PG Cert Ed (Hearing Impaired) from the University of Herts. He is a Fellow of the HEA.
BA/ BSc Education Studies (single and joint) - Programme Leader
BA in Learning and Leaching
BA Childhood & Youth
- Devecchi, C., Dettori, F., Doveston, M., Sedgwick, P. and Jament, J. (2012) Inclusive classrooms in Italy and England: the role of support teachers and teaching assistants. European Journal of Special Needs Education. 27(2), pp. 171-184. 0885-6257.
- Butcher, J., Lazard, L., Hey, J., Sedgwick, P. and Callaghan, J. (2010) 'We take on round pegs and try to assess them in square holes': reflective report on the work of the HEA Summit: Developing Inclusive Learning and Teaching (2009-10). (Unpublished)
- Butcher, J., Lazard, L., Sedgwick, P. and Hey, J. (2010) Assess4success: institutional learning from inclusive approaches to assessment. Paper presented to: University of Northampton Learning and Teaching Conference: Learning Dialogues, University of Northampton, UK, 13 May 2010. (Unpublished)
- Butcher, J., Sedgwick, P., Lazard, L. and Hey, J. (2010) How might inclusive approaches to assessment enhance student learning in HE? Enhancing the Learner Experience in Higher Education. 2(1), pp. 25-40. 2041-3122.
- Butcher, J., Sedgwick, P., Hey, J. and Lazard, L. (2010) Square pegs in round holes: an investigation into inclusive assessment. The Skill Journal. 98, pp. 13-16. 1365-7275.