Paul is a Teacher Educator leading on primary Research and Professional studies modules for both undergraduate and postgraduate primary teaching courses leading to Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) at the University of Wolverhampton.
Paul’s research interests have focused on reading acquisition, primary language learning and philosophy for children. He has previously been co-ordinator for a programme of exchange placements for primary teacher education students from Belgium and Spain and speaks several languages. He taught in international education for five years in Italy and Greece.
Paul has published chapters in several books and has presented papers at national and international conferences and recently completed a scoping exercise for a national media organisation focussed on early reading.
Prior to becoming a senior lecturer, Paul taught in primary schools in London, Oxfordshire and Warwickshire where he was a primary teacher and head teacher. He has extensive experience of teaching across different age ranges.