Dave Putwain

Professor in Education


Edge Hill University

Eduactional Psychology, Motivation, learning and achievement, Academic emotions: enjoyment and anxiety in learning, Academic engagement and disengagement, Creative teaching and achievement, Attentional bias modification for test anxiety

After graduating in 1994, I taught A level Psychology and Sociology at various schools and colleges in the North West and worked as a senior A level examiner. I completed a PhD examining the stress and anxiety experienced by students preparing for their GCSE examinations in 2006, and also moved to Edge Hill in 2006 as a Lecturer in the Department of Social and Psychological Sciences. In September 2013 I moved to the Faculty of Education.

BSc (Hons) Psychology PGCE MSc (Applied Psychology) PhD PGCert Teaching and Learning in HE

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