Mr William (Bill) Dennis Driscoll Myers

Senior Lecturer and Pathway Leader for PGCE Psychology

Email address: b.myers@wlv.ac.uk Phone number: 01902 322873 Location: Walsall Campus Faculty: Faculty of Education Health and Wellbeing School/Institute: Institute of Education Areas of expertise: PGCE Psychology

About

Bill Myers is a senior lecturer and the Pathway Leader for PGCE Psychology at the University of Wolverhampton and has been involved in research on cyberbullying, perceptions of self-harm in secondary schools and the locus of control and its role in trainee teacher professional development. Prior to his current  post he graduated from the Queen’s University of Belfast, trained in teaching at the Institute of Education, London and taught in secondary schools in London, Leicestershire and Birmingham holding numerous roles including Head of Psychology and Health & Social Care, Head of Year, and Head of Mentoring.

Membership of professional bodies

Member of the Association for the Teachers of Psychology.

Qualifications

Bsc (Hons) Psychology, The Queen’s University of Belfast, July 1992.

PGCE Science, The Institute of Education, University of London, July 1997.

MA (Education), The University of Wolverhampton, July 2013.

Previous professional experience

Sedgehill School, Lewisham, Teacher of Science & Psychology, 1997 to 1998.

Lutterworth Grammar, Teacher of Psychology, 1998 to 1999.

Arthur Terry School, Head of Psychology and Health & Social Care, Head of Year and Head of mentoring, 1999 to 2008.