Staff Profile:Mr Will Bailey-Watson

Responsibilities:

staff-BaileyWatson-WInstitute of Education Responsibilities:

  • Subject Leader for Secondary PGCE in History
  • Module Convenor and Personal Tutor on BA Educational Studies Degree
  • Lecturer on Secondary PGCE Professional Studies, Primary PGCE (History sessions) and BA History Education

    

Areas of Interest:

Expertise and Research Interest:

  • Critical curriculum thinking and teacher development in History
Research groups / Centres:
Publications:
  • Bailey-Watson, W. and Kennett, R. (2019) ‘‘meanwhile, elsewhere…’: Harnessing the power of community to expand students’ historical horizons’, Teaching History, 176.
  • Bailey-Watson, W. (2019) ‘‘To think that these things did actually happen…’: Structuring a history curriculum for powerful revelations’, Teaching History, 174.

Conference Presentations:

  • ‘Joined-up thinking about the history curriculum’, TMHistoryIcons Conference, 7th March 2020 (KEYNOTE).
  • ‘Embracing the flexibility, fluidity and fertility of substantive concepts in history teaching’, Schools History Project (SHP) National History Conference, 6th July 2019.
  • ‘Stretching successful mentees’, Mentoring Conference, University of Reading, 20th June 2019 (invited speaker).
  • ‘Embracing the flexibility, fluidity and fertility of substantive concepts in history teaching’, Historical Association Conference, 17th May 2019.
  • ‘Widening horizons within, and beyond, the taught history curriculum’, London History Forum, University College London, 26th April 2019 (KEYNOTE). ‘Widening horizons within, and beyond, the taught history curriculum’, Yorkshire History Forum, Leeds Trinity University, 27th March 2019 (KEYNOTE).
  • ‘What next for the history curriculum?’, Haberdasher’s Aske Teaching and Learning Conference, 16th March 2019 (invited speaker).
  • ‘Embracing the flexibility, fluidity and fertility of substantive concepts in history teaching’, West London Free School History Conference, 9th March 2019 (invited speaker).

External Examiner post:

  • External Examiner for Secondary PGCE in History at the University of Chichester

Awards:

  • Teacher Fellow of the Historical Association 2019
  • Teaching and Learning Award at the Institute of Education 2017-18

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