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Mrs. Wendy Yarnall

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

General information

Wendy joined the University of Northampton in 2009, having previously worked as a teacher of science and maths at secondary level and then as a general practitioner at primary level, progressing to senior leadership roles in Northamptonshire schools. 

Wendy graduated with a B.Ed from Bedford when first qualifying as a teacher and more recently gained a PGCTHE and MA in Education with the University of Northampton where her focus research was on learning outside the classroom. This led to Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy (HEA).

Teaching

Wendy is the Project Manager and Senior Assessor of East Midlands HLTA, developing preparation and assessment across the region (Derby/shire, Nottingham/shire, Lincolnshire, Leicester/shire, Rutland, Northants) and liaising with HNAP and the Senior Assessor Working Group.

Wendy is module leader for PDT1064 within the FDLT and EDU1017 within Childhood and Youth Degree; she also currently teaches on:

  • EDU1024
  • PDT3003
  • PDT2017
  • PDT1004

Wendy is a dissertation supervisor for BALT and Education Studies.

Research

Research into the views of HLTAs in the East Midlands led to the development this year of a network site.

A member of the iPad development and research group, presenting at the Teaching and Learning conference and other associated events.

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