Elizabeth Dunn

Name: Elizabeth Dunn
Department: Children, Education and Communities
Current position: Primary Undergraduate Full-time Year 1 Leader/ Senior Lecturer in Primary English
Email: dunne@edgehill.ac.uk
Location: Ormskirk Main Campus, Faculty of Education

Biography

  • 2008 – present  Senior Lecturer In Primary English Education
  • 1999 – 2008 Primary School Teacher/ Key Stage 2 leader

Qualifications

  • BA (Hons) Primary Education with QTS
  • PG Cert – Teaching and Learning in Higher Education

Research

Elizabeth’s research interest is in how role play supports the development of writing.

Research Group(s)

Working with the English team and Teresa Cremin (UKLA/OU) on the Teachers as Readers Building Communities of Readers: Phase 2.

Publications

Bedford, J. and Kirtlan, E. (2009) Teaching and Support Reading In Anita Walton (eds), Supporting Every Child: A Course Book for Foundation Degrees in Teaching and Supporting Learning, first edition, Exeter, Learning Matters, 106- 120, ISBN=9781844452033

Kirtlan, E. (2009) Curriculum Enrichment through Excellence and Enjoyment In Anita Walton (eds), Supporting Every Child: A Course Book for Foundation Degrees in Teaching and Supporting Learning, first edition, Exeter, Learning Matters, 120 – 132, ISBN=9781844452033

Knowledge Transfer and Enterprise

  • 2017: TEAN Conference, Birmingham – Building communities of readers through Book Bench project.
  • Chorley Partnership Schools, Chorley Borough Council – Book Bench Project

Achievements

  • 2017: Successfully leading a community reading project with 9 partnerships and Chorley Borough Council
  • 2014: Fellow of the Higher Education Academy

Interests

  • Reading for pleasure – exploring children’s literature
  • Creativity in the curriculum