Damien Shortt

English Subject-Study Co-ordinator

FOE:FOE Secondary Education

I have been working at Edge Hill University since 2006, during which time I have been the English Subject Study Co-ordinator for, first, the Key Stage 2/3 Undergraduate initial teacher-training programme and, now, the Secondary Undergraduate ITT programme. My responsibility on these programmes has been to provide English subject tuition to undergraduate trainee teachers (essentially ensuring that they acquire the subject-knowledge equivalent to a regular BA degree in English). This means that I have experience teaching across a broad range of areas within the subject, including: poetry, promore...

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