Staff profile

Jo Byrd


Senior Lecturer in ITE & Early Years Teacher Programme Leader

Jo Byrd

College

College of Arts, Humanities and Education

Campus

Kedleston Road, Derby Campus

Email

J.Byrd@derby.ac.uk

About

I have taught on the B.Ed. and PGCE course. Currently, I am working on the Early Years Teacher Programme.

Teaching responsibilities

I teach across all the B.Ed. PGCE and Early Years - mostly on teaching practice modules, English and research modules.

Research interests

My EdD research is looking at discourses our student teachers use when discussing race.

Qualifications

Recent conferences

Experience in industry

Prior to working at the University, I was a primary school teacher for 11 years. I have experience of working in 3 different authorities and a wide range of schools, from small, rural schools to large, inner city schools. I have taught in Foundation stage up to Y8 in KS3. I do not have a preferred age group, each KS offers something unique and rewarding.

International experience

I have taught English in private academies in Spain for 2 years. I have also taught international students in London for 3 years.

Recent publications