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Daniel James

Dan James
  • Primary Science Lead for the following programmes:
  • BA Primary Education with QTS
  • PGCE
  • Schools Direct
  • Study Abroad Coordinator for the IoE
  • Academic tutor (PGCE) and placement supervising tutor (BA Ed)
  • Module convenor for the BA Ed ED3SP1 module


Postgraduate supervision

Masters Level Supervision offered in these areas:

  • Practical primary science (all NC areas)
  • The dynamics of group work
  • Use of technology to support teaching and learning
  • STEM and teaching in a cross-curricular way
  • Working collaboratively and outreach activities
  • Psychology/neuroscience of teaching and learning
  • Children’s mental health
  • Environmental sustainability
  • Letter reversals in children


Academic qualifications

  • Masters in Biochemistry, 2001 – 2005, University of Oxford
  • PGCE with QTS, 2006, Teach First and Canterbury Christchurch University
  • Masters in Psychology, 2018, University of Kingston
  • AFHEA (Associate Fellow of Higher Education Academy), 2020


Awards and honours

Awarded a TLEP (Teaching and Learning Enhancement Project) fund (2020/2021).

Selected publications

Conference Presentations:

  • T&L presentation: The science of working collaboratively (University of Reading, October 2020)