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Student teachers' experience during lockdown

13 July 2020

Learning to become a teacher is an exciting and personal journey. However, as the Covid-19 pandemic struck and UK schools started to close their gates to all but key workers and vulnerable children, many student teachers found themselves in a position that they could never have envisioned.

Teacher giving an online class via laptop

Teachers need better mental health support

18 February 2020

Dr Alan Bainbridge, Senior Lecturer in the Faculty of Education, has been developing a model of support and supervision, working with the charity Barnardo’s Scotland, on a new report, which calls for better emotional and mental health support for education professionals in schools.

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Celebrating our graduates: Tracey

31 January 2020

Tracey Wornast is a Senior Lecturer and Programme Director for the BSc Human Development, Mind, Body and Spirit courses at Christ Church. Tracey is graduating with a Doctorate in Education focusing on student wellbeing, and looks after Pixie the Therapy Dog (when Pixie isn’t busy looking after us!).

Tracey Wornast

Celebrating our graduates: Lucy

31 January 2020

Lucy Arman is graduating with a First in BA Physical Education and Physical Activity. During her studies, Lucy coached aspiring local cricketers and won Kent Cricket’s Coach of the Year award, and was nominated for a British Education Award in recognition of her outstanding academic success while dealing with significant health issues.

Lucy Arman

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