Jenny Bosworth

Director Of Teacher Education

Primary PGCE Head of Course

Lecturer in Primary Education

BSc Hons Psychology (Lincoln)
PGCE Primary (Leicester)
MA Education: Learning and Teaching (Leicester)

Senior Fellow of HEA

Phone: (+44) 0116 252 3700
Email: jb591@le.ac.uk

Jenny is a Lecturer in Primary Education and joined the School of Education in September 2014. She started teaching in 2000 after taking the Primary PGCE course at the University of Leicester. Jenny has 15 years of primary classroom teaching experience and was employed by the University as an Associate Tutor for 6 years prior to her full time appointment. She became the Head of Course for the Primary PGCE Programme in 2017 and took on the Director Of Teacher Education role in October 2020.  During her time at the University, Jenny completed a Master’s degree here at Leicester in Education, Learning and Teaching and gained a HEA Senior Teaching Fellowship. She is an external examiner for other ITE providers.

Research Projects

Jenny’s main area of research specialises in enquiry into the experiences of male trainee teachers to understand issues associated with their retention and achievement.

Teaching

Jenny teaches on the following courses:

  • Primary PGCE
  • MAELT: Effective Pedagogy and Assessment

Publications

Conferences

Bosworth, J. 2016 What factors can influence a male trainee teachers’ successful completion of a Primary PGCE course? Paper presented at the annual Teacher Education Advancement Network Conference, Aston Conference Centre 5th – 6th May 2016.

Invited Presentations

Bosworth, J. 2016 What factors can influence a male trainee teachers’ successful completion of a Primary PGCE course? Presentation to School of Education staff at the University of Brighton, 4th April 2016.

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