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Laurel Smith, Ms

Senior Lecturer at Sheffield Hallam University

I am a Senior Lecturer in Primary and Early Years Education at Sheffield Hallam University, where I lead our English Initial Teacher Education curriculum across PGCE and Undergraduate courses. I am also a doctoral student at Sheffield Hallam and my research study is focusing on dialogic approaches to teaching practice and student teachers' professional identity construction. I am particularly interested in creative research methodologies, and this is a key aspect of my study where I am taking a visual narrative inquiry approach. More broadly, my research interests include oracy and dialogic education, teacher identity and reflective practice, and the creative teaching of English in primary education.

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The ECR Journey: At Crossroads of Becoming

5 Jun 2024 9:30 am - 5:30 pm

On this 2nd ECR Annual Conference we continue to celebrate the ECR journeys and welcome educational researchers and practitioners to join us in Leeds.  This year’s conference is anchored on the...

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