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Shirley Hindley

Senior Lecturer in Primary and Childhood Education (Primary Language Education)

Secondary, Further Education & Training

Shirley Hindley

Department: Secondary, Further Education & Training

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After teaching languages in secondary schools in Preston and Blackpool, Shirley taught primary pupils French and German in Key stage 2. Since completing her Masters in Educational Psychology, she began working at Edge Hill in 2006 as  course leader for KS2/3 and Secondary Modern Foreign Languages. She has also fulfilled the Secondary year one leader role, supporting students academically and pastorally. She now works in the Faculty of Education as subject lead for primary languages.

Research Interests

These include language learning outside the classroom, developing a teacher identity and cultural awareness and understanding.