Dr Phil Wood
Lecturer in Education
Msc (Southbank, London)
PhD Quaternary Sciences (Royal Holloway),
PhD Education (Birmingham)
Tel: 0116 252 3686
Phil coordinates PGCE Secondary Geography here at the School of Education. He also leads the Pedagogy Pathway specialism on the Masters in International Education and has become the programme leader for the new Distance Learning version of this course. He also supervises several EdD and PhD students.
Phil joined the School in 2005, prior to this he worked at a large comprehensive in South Lincolnshire where he was subject leader for geography and an advanced skills teacher.
He is a member of the Collaborative Action Research Network and the Society for Educational Studies. He has also recently become a teaching fellow of the university.
Phil teaches on the following courses:
Cajkler, W.; Wood, P.; Norton, J. & Pedder, D. (2013) 'Lesson Study: towards a collaborative approach to learning in Initial Teacher Education?' Cambridge Journal of Education, vol. 43(4), pp. 537-554.
Wood, P. (2012) 'Blogs as liminal space: student teachers at the threshold'. Technology, Pedagogy and Education, vol. 21 (1), pp. 85-99
Renshaw, S. & Wood, P. (2011) 'Holistic Understanding in Geography Education (HUGE) - an alternative approach to curriculum development and learning at Key Stage 3'. Curriculum Journal, vol. 22 (3), pp. 365-379
Wood, P. (2009) ‘Advances in E-learning – the case of blogging in U.K. school geography’. Research in Geographic Education, vol. 11 (2), pp 28-46
Personal Blogs and Websites
Twitter account: @geogphil