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)
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 https://www.primary-music.org/publications-1
Wheway, D., Miles, H. & Barnes, J. (2017) How to Teach Primary Music: 100 Inspiring Ideas. London: Collins