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Rhiannon Jarvie

University Responsibilities

Rhiannon Jarvie is a lecturer in primary education and is also Assistant Director for the Primary PGCE programme at the University of Reading. She contributes to the teaching and assessment of English, Professional Studies, RE and Drama. Her wider work sees her also contributing to the recruitment of trainee teachers on the PGCE and BA Ed programmes. 
Rhiannon also supports the professional development of trainee teachers on both post-graduate programmes while they are on placement in schools. Rhiannon assists in the development and training for the partnership mentors who supervise Primary ITE trainees. She supports the assessment of BA Ed and MA assignments within the Institute of Education at the University of Reading. As part of her own CPD, Rhiannon is currently undertaking the EDMAP course, delivered by the University.

Institute of Education Responsibilities

  • Master’s level supervision
  • Pastoral support
  • Supervision of RPTs

Teaching Responsibilities

  • PGCE and PSD English lecturer
  • Professional Studies lecturer (PGCE and School Direct)
  • Theory and practice of teaching English in primary schools: reading, writing, speaking, listening and media texts
  • Designing and implementing a creative primary English curriculum
  • Poetry

Areas of interest

  • Behaviour
  • How music affects behaviour in the primary classroom (MA)

Academic qualifications

  • BA Media Practice
  • PGCE Primary Education
  • MA Education – Leadership and Management
  • FHEA