Staff profile

Kayte Haselgrove

Post 14 FE and Skills Lecturer

Kayte teaching in a lecture


I am a lecturer in Post 14 Further Education and Skills. In this role, I teach trainee teachers who are working towards a PGCE in Post 14 Education and Skills. I also work with the secondary PGCE team as a subject specialist Link Tutor for trainees teaching English. 

In addition to my role at the university, I have worked for the Education and Training Foundation via various consultancy companies as a trainer, training author and editor on a selection of programmes including Centre for Excellent in Maths, AP Connect and OTLA English.

I am also an external examiner for the University of Buckingham and for Teesside University for a range of teacher training and Master's programmes and editor for 'The Use of English' an English Association journal for secondary and further education teachers. 

Finally, I am Link Governor for English at Thomas Russell Infants School in Staffordshire. 

Teaching responsibilities

I lead and teach a module on effective classroom management, which is about how supporting learners to display behaviours conducive to learning in further education.

I also teach on modules regarding the philosophy of teaching and learning theory.

Research interests

I am interested in all aspects of pedagogy especially around topics of inclusion, teaching English in Further Education and subject specialist pedagogies. 

Membership of professional bodies

  • Associate of the Society of Education and Training
  • English Association Member
  • HEA Fellow Applicant


Experience in industry

I have worked and taught in the FE sector for the last 13 years. I have been a teacher/Course Leader/Advanced Practitioner and Head of Department within the sector. 

Additional interests and activities

I am a founding member of the FE Reading Circle, an active member of the Joy FE collective and an advocate for student well-being. I also host a blog as a record of all publications since 2020 called EduKayte: Snippets of an educator's internal monologue

In the media

Hosted a podcast for the English Association called English Subject Specialists as Champions of Change.

Joined a JoyFM podcast as a guest talking about parenthood and working in further education and on the Education and Training Foundation's Professionalism podcast series, talking about professionalism and expertise. 

Interviewed by Paul Tully on professionalism and expertise for the Education and Training Foundation podcast series. 

Recent publications

They say it takes a village, JoyFE Magazine (Jan 2021) Available at: p.10

Developing in digital skills with space to think, Research and Practice in Adult Literacy Journal, (March 2021) Available at:

Re-imagining the Advanced Practitioner role to support mental health and wellbeing (March 2021) Available at:

Time to Rethink, Maternity Teacher and Paternity Teacher Project (May 2021) Available at:

So, I missed the whole ‘teaching during a full-blown pandemic’ thing, FE Tapestry (April 2021) Available at:

The Thinking Environment, Society of Education Intuition Journal (September 2021) Available at:

The Use of English in FE, English Association Journal ‘The Use of English’ (October 2021) Available at:

‘Shame: a barrier to development in literacy?’ Research and Practice in Adult Literacy (Jan 2022) Available at: