Staff Profiles


Mr David Wheway

Senior Lecturer

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

Campus: Canterbury

Tel: 01227 922880

Profile summary

Based in Maxwell Davies Building 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 technology, and currently as Chair of the Expert Subject Advisory Group for Music.

Research and knowledge exchange

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

Chair Expert Advisory Group for Music

Teaching and subject expertise

Treasurer Orff Society UK

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

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

Associate lecturer at University of Northampton

External activities

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

Publications and research outputs

Ludke, K.M., Weinmann, H. & Wheway, D. (Eds.) (2012). The European Music Portfolio – A Creative Way into Languages: Teacher's Guide to the Pupil's Portfolio.

Paterson, A. & Wheway,D. (2010) Kickstart Music Series. London: A&C Black (4 books)

Wheway, D.(2009) Creative Development in the Early Years: The Early Years Handbook.Subject Resource Network for Teachers

Wheway, D.(2009) Using Audacity for Composing and to Support Score-Writing for KS2. Subject Resource Network for Teachers


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