Dr Andrew James Davies

BA (Hons), MA, PhD (Wales), PGCE, PGCTHE, Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.

Dr Andrew James Davies


Head of Education

School of Education

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Andrew is an active researcher with interests in the following areas:

  • The sociology of education and childhood.
  • Language in education, and bilingualism (with a special focus on post-compulsory contexts).
  • Teacher development and the children's and young people's workforce.

If you are a researcher or a prospective research student with an interest in any of the above, Andrew is happy to be contacted via the email address above.

Office Hours (Student Contact Times)

  • Tuesday 12:00-17:00


Milton, E, Daly, C, Langdon, F, Palmer, M, Jones, K & Davies, AJ 2020, 'Can schools really provide the learning environment that new teachers need? Complexities and implications for professional learning in Wales', Professional Development in Education. 10.1080/19415257.2020.1767177
Milton, E, Morgan, A, Davies, AJ, Connolly, M, Donnelly, D & Ellis, I 2020, 'Framing headship: A demand-side analysis of how the headteacher role is articulated in job descriptions', International Journal of Leadership in Education. 10.1080/13603124.2020.1811898
Thomas, M, Rees, B, Evans, GE, Thomas, N, Williams, C, Lewis, B, Phillips, D, Hand, A, Bowen, S, Davies, AJ, Davies, P, Chapman, S, Reed, M & Lewis, M 2020, 'Teach Beyond Boundaries: The Conceptual Framework and Learning Philosophy of an Innovative Initial Teacher Education Programme in Wales', Wales Journal of Education, vol. 22, no. 1, pp. 114-140. 10.16922/wje.22.1.6
Titley, E, Davies, AJ & Atherton, S 2020, '‘Nid yw wedi’i fwriadu i gael ei asesu yn y ffordd rydyn ni’n asesu’: Ailfeddwl am asesu ar gyfer cymhwyster yng nghyddestun gweithredu’r Cwricwlwm i Gymru', Curriculum Journal, vol. 31, no. 2, pp. e133-e147. 10.1002/curj.53
Titley, E, Davies, AJ & Atherton, S 2020, '‘[It] isn’t designed to be assessed how we assess’: Rethinking assessment for qualification in the context of the implementation of the Curriculum for Wales', Curriculum Journal, vol. 31, no. 2, pp. 303-316. 10.1002/curj.36
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