University Of Cumbria Jan Ashbridge

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University Of Cumbria Jan Ashbridge

Jan Ashbridge

Job title: Principal Lecturer (PgCE Primary and Partnership Development Lead)

Role: I am responsible for the Primary PGCE courses, both university based and School Direct and the Graduate Early Years teacher status. I also have a remit for developing partnerships and collaborative provision with a range of different partners, schools and settings.

I teach Primary English and systematic synthetic phonics as well as modules on Early Childhood. I am a supervisor for the MA dissertation module.

Highest qualification: MA Education

Email: jan.ashbridge@cumbria.ac.uk

Phone: 01524 384 178

Biography

I am responsible for the Primary PGCE courses, both university based and School Direct and the Graduate Early Years teacher status. I also have a remit for developing partnerships and collaborative provision with a range of different partners, schools and settings.

I teach Primary English and systematic synthetic phonics as well as modules on Early Childhood. I am a supervisor for the MA dissertation module.

Qualifications and memberships

MA Education

Academic and research interests

Teaching and Learning of Systematic Synthetic Phonics

Early Childhood Education – particularly the development of early communication and literacy

Student peer to peer support – PASS, Social media etc.

Publications

Ashbridge, J and Josephidou, J., Chapters on The Learning Environment and The Role of the Adult in Cooper, H.,(2014) Professional Studies in Primary Education London: Sage 2nd ed

Ashbridge, J (2013) The Environment for Learning in Beckley, P, The New Early Years Foundation Stage: Changes, Challenges and Reflections Maidenhead: McGraw Hill

Ashbridge, J and Josephidou, J., Chapters on The Learning Environment and The Role of the Adult in Cooper, H., Professional Studies in Primary Education London: Sage (2nd edition out in 2014)

Ashbridge, J and Josephidou, J., (2009) Who am I? How can we learn to value ourselves and others through thematic work supporting the development of children’s knowledge and understanding of the world? in Cooper, H., and Rowley, R., Exploring Values through Humanities in the Primary School London: Sage

Ashbridge, J. (2006) Geography in the Foundation Stage in Cooper, H, Rowley, C, and Asquith, S, (Eds) Geography 3-11 London: David Fulton

Ashbridge, J., (2004) Weather Girls and Boys in Cooper, H, Exploring Time and Place Through Play London: David Fulton

Recent external roles

University of Plymouth – Bristol College –

Early Childhood External examiner at Leeds Trinity University

External Adviser – Leeds Beckett University