Joy Carroll University of Worcester, UK
Joy Carroll is a Senior Lecturer in Primary Education at the University of Worcester. She teaches on the undergraduate and postgraduate courses and is the undergraduate Year 3 Cohort Lead. Before moving into initial teacher training, Joy taught in a range of primary schools. Joy also worked as a Nursery manager and an education advisor. Joy is author of several key education texts. She is currently working on doctoral research, exploring how schools and universities work in partnership on initial teacher education within university-led and school-led initial teacher training routes.