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Dr Kate Hawkey

Dr Kate Hawkey

Dr Kate Hawkey
B.A., P.G.C.E.(York), M.Ed.(Bristol), PhD

Senior Lecturer in Education (History)

Area of research

History education including the place of narrative in children's understanding in history; online learning and the place of new technology in supporting learning; use of videopapers in the development and assessment of initial practitioners skills; mentoring, coaching and learning communities.

Office 210
Helen Wodehouse Building,
35 Berkeley Square, Clifton BS8 1JA
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+44 (0) 117 331 4105


  • 2007-2008: Perspectives of adolescents from different ethnic backgrounds on British history. British Academy.
  • 2007-2008: Using ‘Videopapers’ in the development and assessment of practitioners’ skills in a range of postgraduate courses.
  • 2007-2008: Enquiring Schools: Professional development through the whole-school implementation of thinking skills – stories of practice from three secondary schools. TDA.
  • 2002-2004: Effective Professional Learning Communities project funded by the DfES, the National College, and the GTC.


Responsibility for the secondary history PGCE as well as teaching on masters programme.  Previous experience at Bath and Exeter universities, working overseas, and teaching in schools in England.


  • Coordinator for the history PGCE programme.
  • NQT Humanities masters module
  • Mentoring and Coaching masters module


  • history education
  • history
  • children's understanding
  • narrative
  • online learning
  • new technology
  • videopapers



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