Tracy Robinson

Name: Tracy Robinson
Department: Children, Education and Communities
Current position: Primary Undergraduate Part Time Programme Level 4 Leader
Senior Lecturer in Primary English Education
Location: Ormskirk Main Campus, Faculty of Education


2016 – present   Primary Undergraduate Part Time Programme Level 4 Leader
2013 – present    Senior Lecturer in Primary Education (English)
2012 – 2013        Senior Lecturer for Undergraduate Professional Development
1996 – 2012        Primary School Teacher


BA Hons (QTS) in Music (University College, Scarborough)
MA in Education (University of Chester)
PG Certificate Teaching in Higher Education (Edge Hill University)
Currently studying for a professional doctorate in Education at the Institute of Education, UCL.


Fellow of the Higher Education Academy


Research Interests

  • engaging children and adults as readers (including Teachers as Readers)
  • supporting children’s writing development
  • phonics (and in particular phonics training for adults)
  • teaching for learning
  • creativity in the curriculum
  • fostering higher order thinking skills

Knowledge Transfer and Enterprise

Providing a series of CPD in phonics to local primary school colleagues