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
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 http://www.music-ite.org.uk/resources
Wheway, D.(2009) Using Audacity for Composing and to Support Score-Writing for KS2. Subject Resource Network for Teachers http://www.music-ite.org.uk/resources