Mrs Sam Wagstaff

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About me

I am a senior lecturer in Primary and Early Years Education within Initial Teacher Education. I work across the BEd and the PGCE EY. 

Prior to going UWE in September 2021, I worked with trainee teachers and their mentors at Teach First, concentrating on deliberate practice, effective mentoring and coaching. 
I also worked as a teacher in several schools across Essex, within the Early Years, while undertaking my Masters in Early Years Education at IOE. 
I am currently undertaking my Doctorate in Education here at UWE

Area of expertise

I am interested in:

Deliberate Practice
The role of play in the EY Classroom
Children's participatory rights during research and in the classroom
Effective Coaching and Mentoring
Enabling Environments in the EY Classroom


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