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VIRTUAL EVENT: Knowledge, curriculum and the formation of teachers

16 December 2020, 5:30 pm–7:00 pm

Teacher helping student in class. Image: Kirsten Holst for UCL

In this webinar, John Yandell and Catherine McCrory will explore assumptions about knowledge, the curriculum and the formation of teachers.

This event is free.

Event Information

Open to







Alison Brady

For more information and to register for the event, please contact Alison Brady. 

This talk will focus particularly on the disciplinary or subject knowledge that is construed as an essential property of effective teachers.


Image: Kirsten Holst for UCL

About the Speakers

Dr John Yandell

Associate Professor at UCL Institute of Education (IOE)

Before joining the IOE in 2003, John taught in inner London secondary schools for twenty years. He is the editor of the journal, ‘Changing English: Studies in Culture and Education’. 

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Catherine McCrory

Lecturer at UCL Institute of Education (IOE)

Catherine gained her PGCE in History Education at the UCL Institute of Education, taught for 15 years in England and abroad, then returned to work in teacher education at the IOE in 2011. 

More about Catherine McCrory