Lecturer in Professional Education
School of Education, University of Stirling
School of Education
University of Stirling
FK9 4LA, UK
Email: v.m.drew at stir dot ac dot uk
Perspective and Recent Research:
Valerie is a lecturer in Professional Education at the Stirling Institute of Education. She has an interest in researching issues of professional learning and teacher leadership through the development of the Chartered Teacher programme. Valerie is currently undertaking doctoral studies: her research focuses on the discourse of creativity and imagination in policy and curriculum in compulsory education.
She is also interested in how professionals enact education policy through pedagogy: this is currently being developed through an exploration of the policy discourse of active learning.
Issues and Questions in Researching Professional Learning/Responsibility:
- motivation for learning throughout the professional career
- the assessment and evaluation of professional learning
- the role of creativity in developing accomplished and innovative practice