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Julian Ayres

Lecturer in Education / Foundation Year (education) Strand Leader

Staff Profile

Julian Ayres

Room: K204

Phone:

+44 (0) 1978 293325

Email:

Julian.ayres@glyndwr.ac.uk

Prior to joining the Education team at Glyndwr University, Julian was an English and math’s tutor for a range of different adult education and FE settings.

He utilises his experiences of working in missions, NEET engagement projects and Lifelong Learning sector to help support the continued development of all students.

Experience of using digital technology to expand the potential of all learning establishments and their staff- supporting the future development of a range of programmes within the University.

Personal interests include ultra-marathon running, triathlon and open water swimming.

MA (Teaching and Learning)

QTLS

PG-Dip (Literacy specialism)

BA (Hons) English language and Linguistics

Fellow of Society of Education and Training (FSET)

PGCE in Post-compulsory Education

  • Preparing to teach in the post-compulsory sector
  • The reflective practitioner
  • Connecting theories of learning and education
  • The reflective professional
  • ALN in the classroom
  • Contemporary issues in education
  • Innovation in the classroom

BA (Hons) Education and Childhood studies

  • EDC520 Science, Technology and Creative Thinking

Critical Thinking and Education (2014)

Published in Intuition: A journal for professional teachers and trainers in the FE and skills sector. August 1, 2014.

Gamification: Engaging and motivating 16-19 year olds on a pre-apprenticeship programme

Education Workforce Council: https://www.ewc.wales/site/index.php/en/policy-hub/practitioner-research/research-summaries/1100-gamification-engaging-and-motivating-16-19-year-olds-on-a-pre-apprenticeship-programme.html

Reflection in Education: Critical reflection blog https://reflectionineducation.wordpress.com/

Gamification

Motivation and learning

Critical reflection in education

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