Kelly Davey Nicklin

PGCE Secondary Course Leader and Senior Lecturer in Music Education

School of Education and Social Work
0121 331 5176

Kelly has previously been a Head of Faculty for Performing Arts and taught music across three key stages in a secondary school where she was judged ‘outstanding’ by Ofsted for Key Stage 3 music teaching. During her time as a secondary school teacher, Kelly was also an international links coordinator and she organised a partnership with Mungu Basic School in Zambia over a period of 6 years with several visits to the school working with pupils and teachers in the village of Kafue, Zambia.

In 2013 Kelly joined the Faculty of Health, Education and Life Sciences as Senior Lecturer in Music Education working with trainee music teachers on PGCE courses.

Kelly is now the PGCE Secondary Course Leader, overseeing over 300 trainees across all secondary subjects and training routes.

Kelly also undertakes other roles in education including:

  • External examiner roles with other universities, examining teacher education courses.
  • External advisor and panel member for course validation events.
  • Primary School Governor focusing on the design of the curriculum
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Postgraduate Supervision
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