Rebecca Geeson Bishop Grosseteste University, UK
Becky Geeson is Course Leader for the Undergraduate Primary ITT programmes at Bishop Grosseteste, Lincoln. She taught for twelve years in primary schools, focusing in the main in KS2. She was a phase leader and an Advanced Skills Teacher in mathematics and art. Much of her AST outreach work was spent supporting NQT and more experienced teachers in developing their classroom practice. She completed her MA in Education focusing on the role of mentoring, and effective teaching approaches in teacher education. Her current doctoral studies have so far considered reflection in initial teacher education, and university-based and school-based routes into teaching. Further work will focus on the identification of potential in applicants to ITT programmes.