Dr Louise Wheatcroft
Senior Lecturer in Primary English
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Louise is a senior lecturer teaching primary English on the BA and PGCE Primary Education with QTS courses and has been working at BCU since 2008. She is also a year 1 tutor on the BAQTS course. Louise was a primary teacher and literacy coordinator in Birmingham and also completed 4 years as a volunteer for VSO in the Maldives working in teacher education before coming to BCU. Her research interests include literacy, digital literacy and supporting newly arrived families. Louise completed her PhD in 2020 at Birmingham City University on ‘Student teachers’ pedagogical knowledge building in relation to teaching digital literacy’.