Lecturer in Education (Primary PGCE and Primary BEd)
Plymouth Institute of Education (Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Business)
Jo is a Lecturer in Education on the BEd and PGCE Programmes, where she leads English and the KS1 and 2 pathway. After a short career in television production, Jo spent over a decade in primary schools in various classroom and leadership roles, and has taught year groups 1 to 6 inclusive. During this time she was accredited as a Specialist Leader in Education for Phonics and Computing, and as a Level 2 Master Teacher by Computing at School.
Level 2 Master Teacher (Computing at School)
Specialist Leader in Education for Phonics and Computing
PGCE in Primary Education - Exeter University
MA in English
BA Hons in English
Associate Fellow of the HEA
- All aspects of the primary curriculum, with a specialist interest in English and Computing.
- Supporting a creative curriculum, especially through the use of story and children's literature.
- How the classroom can best support children to learn to read.
Other academic activities
- Guest trainer on the Devon Primary SCITT.