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Abigail Schwarz

Senior Lecturer in Education

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Abigail Schwarz

Room: K42

Phone:

+44 (0) 1978 293283

Email:

Abigail.schwarz@glyndwr.ac.uk

Abi is from a primary education background and has taught in schools in Kirklees, West Cheshire and Shropshire. She has worked across the primary phases, led a resource provision for children with complex moderate learning difficulties and has extensive experience in Key Stage 2.

From 2014 – 2019, Abi was Assistant Head at a school in Shropshire, leading curriculum development, mentoring trainees and NQTs. Abi’s philosophy of practice is to cultivate a culture of creative teaching and learning. She has a keen interest in making learning creative and engaging and breaking down barriers to learning through innovative approaches to teaching and learning.

In 2019 Abi began a new career at Wrexham Glynd┼Ár University, as a mathematics specialist in the field of teacher education.

Abi enjoys spending time exploring the outdoors with her family, as well as Tae Kwon Do and swimming.

BA (Hons) European Politics (Leeds University);

PGCE Primary Education (QTS) (Leeds University);

MA Education (Manchester Metropolitan University);

NPQH (National Professional Qualification for Headship)Postgraduate Certificate of Education – Professional and Clinical Education

ILM Diploma in Management

MSc Medical Science

Foundation Award in Business Administration

Diploma of the Society of Physiotherapy

PGCE Primary Education with QTS

BA (Hons) Primary Education with QTS

Creative teaching and learning

Development of mathematical thinking  

Barriers to maths learning

Developing children as resilient learners

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