Dr Jon Merrison
Lecturer in Education
Plymouth Institute of Education (Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Business)
Lecturer in Education with interests in curriculum design, school accountability, mathematics education, the development of gender identity, and post-humanist thinking.
2006: PGCE (University of St Mark and St John, Plymouth) - Primary with French
2006: PhD (University of Exeter) - Mise en abyme in the works of Claude Simon
1998: Maitrise de lettres modernes (University of Provence) - Analyse du temps dans deux romans de Alain Robbe-Grillet
1996: BA (Hons) French and Politics (University of Sheffield)
I teach on the following programme: BEd Primary
I lead and teach on modules on the primary curriculum, core knowledge in maths, core knowledge in science, and primary theory and practice.
Reports & invited lectures
Merrison, J (2017) 'Are we allowed to choose what we write about?' Symposium: Group Creativity and Education held on 26th January 2017, Plymouth University. Abstract available at: https://cognovo.eu/events/group-creativity-and-education.php#2017-01-26T1200
Other academic activities
Action research conducted as part of the Cambridge Primary Review: Alexander, R (2010) Children, their world, their education: final report and recommendations of the Cambridge Primary Review. London; New York: Routledge
Action research leading to the publication of Trundley, R., Burke, S., Wreghitt, C., Edginton, H. and Eversett, H. 'Hearing the whistle: how children can be supported to be active and influential participants in mathematics lessons through effective use of assigning competence and preteaching', in Golding, J., Bretscher, N., Crisan, C., Geraniou, E., Hodgen J. and C. Morgan (Eds). (2018) Research Proceedings of the 9th British Congress on Mathematics Education (3-6 April 2018, University of Warwick, UK). Available at: https://ueaeprints.uea.ac.uk/id/eprint/70961/1/BCME9_Research_Proceedings.pdf#page=184