Dr Susan Chapman

PhD Cymru, TAR, MA (Huddersfield), Dip Ed (Sheffield), Tystysgrif Uwchraddedig (UCE)

Dr Susan Chapman

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School of Education

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Susan graduated in English from UCNW Bangor in 1984 and completed a PhD in Arthurian Literature in 1987. She taught English in schools in Bradford and Powys as a classroom teacher, KS3 Co-ordinator and Head of Department. During that time she was involved in the development of whole school policies on literacy and gender and in curriculum development for A Level English Language and drama at KS3 and KS4.

A senior examiner for A Level English Language since 1996, Susan has been involved in all aspects of the examination process. This also involves advising teachers on coursework and in delivering CPD both face-to-face and online.

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Susan was a member of the Aberystwyth University team which developed and contributed to the delivery of the MEP. She has teaching materials for GCSE English and theatre in education.



Chapman, S 2020, 'Pwysigrwydd y cyd‐destun: Ymreolaeth a diwygio’r cwricwlwm mewn ysgolion gwledig', Curriculum Journal, vol. 31, no. 2, pp. e57-e69. https://doi.org/10.1002/curj.50
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. https://doi.org/10.16922/wje.22.1.6
Chapman, S 2020, 'The significance of context: Autonomy and curriculum reform in rural schools', Curriculum Journal, vol. 31, no. 2, pp. 231-243. https://doi.org/10.1002/curj.27
Chapman, S, Davies, P, Cann, R, Davies, AJ, Jeffery, J & Lewis, M 2018, The Impact of Academic Accreditation and Recognition on Teachers' Engagement with Professional Learning: A Literature Review. Prifysgol Aberystwyth | Aberystwyth University.
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