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Gary Beauchamp, Professor

Associate Dean: Research at Cardiff Metropolitan University

Gary Beauchamp is Associate Dean (Research) for the School of Education and Social Policy and Professor of Education. After many years working as a primary school teacher, Gary moved into higher education as a lecturer at Swansea University. He became Programme Director for the primary PGCE course as well as lecturing in primary science, music and education and professional studies. He also taught on a range of MA modules and supervised research students. He moved to fulfil the same duties with Swansea School of Education before taking the post of Programme Director for the BA (Hons) Educational Studies degree at Cardiff Metropolitan University in 2007. He was appointed Director of Research in 2009.

Gary’s research focus is on ICT in education, particularly the use of interactive technologies in learning and teaching. He is currently supervising PhD students looking at ICT in Education and music education. Professor Beauchamp has also published work on ICT and interactive teaching, primary education, music education (the area in which he gained his Ph.D. in 1996) and primary school science education.

Gary was elected onto BERA Council in 2018.

Gary Beauchamp's contributions

Leadership in schools during the pandemic

17 May 2021 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

#BERA_Leadership @BERANews @BERA_TED This session will reflect on the challenges in carrying out research during a time of national lockdown. It will use a real example of a study which...

Upcoming event

Teacher Education & Development SIG Annual Meeting

Join the Teacher Education & development  SIG annual meeting to network with colleagues, learn about the activities of the SIG over the last year and plans for 2021   This meeting will be...

Past event28 Jan 2021

BERA SIG Convenors

Summer 2021 SIG Convenors Meeting The Summer 2021 SIG Convenors Meeting will be held on June 23, 2021 from 1:00pm-2:00pm REGISTER NOW

Teacher Education and Development

The group covers research in initial teacher education, continuing professional development and teachers' careers.The aims of the Teacher Education and Development SIG are: to bring together...

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BERA Council and Committees

BERA Council is supported by a number of standing committees and steering groups who are tasked with actioning the decisions of BERA Council. BERA Council is made up of the following: The...