Justine Smith

Name: Justine Smith
Department: Secondary and Further Education
Current position: Senior Lecturer, Secondary PGCE D&T Course Leader,
Secondary NQT DEP Lead
Email: smithju@edgehill.ac.uk
Location: Secondary and Further Education Piazza Building, Ormskirk Main Campus, Faculty of Education


• SRP  4001 – Reflective, Professional Practice
• SDT 4010 – Developing D&T Subject Knowledge and Pedagogy
• SDT 4011 – Planning for Effective Teaching and Learning in Design and Technology
• SDT 4012 – Research and Practice in Design and Technology
• FDH 1103 – Undergraduate Health Module –  Child Development in a Social Context
• HUG 2229 –  Undergraduate Health Module – Public Health and Health Promotion
• HUG 3238 – Undergraduate Health Module – Positive Behaviour Support


  • Master of Arts in Education, Edge Hill University
  • PG Cert in Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, Edge Hill University
  • Fellow of Higher Education Academy, Edge Hill University
  • Secondary PGCE Design and Technology with QTS, Liverpool John Moores University
  • BA (Hons) Home Economics, Liverpool John Moores University


• April 2013 to Present, Secondary Full Time and Flexible PGCE Design and Technology Course Leader, Senior Lecturer for Child Health and Wellbeing in the Faculty of Health, PGCE Flexible Programme Facilitator (ensuring award and progression boards occur on a regular basis), Secondary NQT Development and Enhancement Lead – Edge Hill University
• September 2011 to April 2013, (secondment) Senior Lecturer in Design and Technology Teacher Education, Lecturer in Food Technology Undergraduate Courses, at Liverpool John Moores University – 2day secondment for 19 months.
• September 2006 to April 2013, Head of Food Technology, Halewood Academy, Knowsley
• January 2005 to March 2005 – Product and Packaging Technologist for Trigon Snacks, Aintree, Liverpool
• September 2004 to December 2004, Chocolatier, Classic Couverture, Speke, Liverpool
• September 1987 to May 1995, New Product Development Manager, Manor Bakeries (Cadbury and Mr Kipling Cakes), Moreton, Wirral, Merseyside
• September 1986 to September 1987, Bakery Technologist, Allied Bakeries, Maidenhead, Berkshire


Since working at EHU, Justine has had multiple nominations from the Student Led Staff Awards for outstanding contribution for student teaching and learning.


• Teaching and Learning in different learning environments within secondary education
• Adolescent mental health in males struggling with eating disorders
• The impact of cannabis on Female Adolescent’s self-image


The European Journal of Social & Behavioural Sciences (eISSN:23012218)
Reviewing the Impact of the National Strategies Design and Technology Framework for Key Stage Three – Matt McLain, Dawne Bell, Justine Smith, Mike Martin

External collaborations:

. Working across all 3 faculties delivering T&L in Education and Health and Social Care
. Looking at module development within Food Science as part of FAS degree
. Partnership Activity with Everton Free School