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Kathryn Spicksley

University of Worcester

Kathryn Spicksley is a PhD researcher at the University of Worcester. Her research explores the professional identities of early-career primary teachers working in the academy sector. She is particularly interested in the effect of political discourse on teacher identity, and uses methodologies drawn from critical discourse analysis, corpus linguistics and conversation analysis to understand better how teachers position their identities. Prior to studying for her PhD, Kathryn worked as an early years teacher in state primary schools across the UK.

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