I am the subject leader in Literacy and Primary Education Studies at Cardiff Metropolitan University.
After working for 12 years as a full-time primary school teacher I became an educational consultant.
2007 – Designing teaching material to be filmed for the DCELLS Exemplar optional assessment resource pack;
2008-2011 – Designing workshops for BBC Blast;
2009 – Co-authoring the website “Listen Up” for DCELLS and the WJEC;
2010 – Authoring ‘Myth and Melody’ (a resource pack to support the teaching of literacy and music) for the WJEC;
2011 – Co-authoring the website ‘Syrcas Cerdd’ for BBC Wales;
2013 – Authoring resource materials to accompany outdoor learning experiences at CADW sites;
2008-2014 – Designing educational workshops for Cardiff Castle, the Wales Millennium centre, the National Museum of Wales and CADW.
I have also worked as a teacher in a special school and delivered workshops in secondary education.