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Primary Student Academic Mentors

Student Academic Mentors (SAMs) are a group of second and third year ITE students who have volunteered and been selected to support Year 1 Primary trainees academically and pastorally. SAMS can support you with settling into life at Edge Hill University, subject knowledge development, academic writing and more.

Who are my Student Academic Mentors for 2023/24?

SAMs Lead: Debbie Hooton, Primary Mathematics Subject Lead and Senior Lecturer (Primary Mathematics Education).

How can I contact SAMs?

Student Academic Mentors will aim to respond with 48hrs.

Ask the mentors a question

Drop-in sessions

Student Academic Mentors

Dates, times and themes for drop-in sessions will be advertised on Learning Edge, Facebook and X (formerly known as Twitter). Themes will include:

  • Settling in
  • Managing workload
  • Referencing
  • Teacher Standards
  • Professional Practice
  • Subject Knowledge
  • and more