Associate Dean: Research at Cardiff Metropolitan University
17 Jun 2019
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.