Staff Profiles


Mr David Wheway

Senior Lecturer

School: Early Years and Primary Initial Teacher Education (ITE)

Campus: Canterbury Main Campus

Tel: 01227 922880

Profile summary

Based in Maxwell Davies Building MDf03 (through MDf04). 

12 years as a teacher in primary schools. 17 years working in advisory services for both  local authorities and as freelance.

Senior Lecturer at Christ Church University since 2008 (part-time since 2015)

Works in the Primary Education department with responsibilities for professional and academic studies, school experience and primary music. National profile for primary music and music technology. Author of several practical support books on music education.

Research and knowledge exchange

2008-2013 part of Comenius project 'European Music and Languages Portfolio'

Chair Expert Advisory Group for Music 2014/5

Committee: Orff Society UK

Teaching and subject expertise

Treasurer and Committee member: Orff Society UK

Lead tutor - Certificate for Music Educators (Trinity College/Canterbury Christ Church University) 2012-2019

Recent member of Board of Experts for the European Music Portfolio (EMP)

External activities

EU Funded Comenius project on links between language and music 2009-2013. Member of Board of Experts

Publications and research outputs

Wheway, D. (2019) Progression in Music Series. Market Harborough: LMP Publications

Wheway, D., Miles, H. & Barnes, J. (2017) How to Teach Primary Music: 100 Inspiring Ideas. London: Collins


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