Kate Duffy

Senior Lecturer


University of Sunderland

Teacher training and development

Kate Duffy is part of the teacher training team at the University. Prior to this post she was teaching in FE colleges for 10 years. She had a cross college remit that involved teaching 14-19 students in the areas of maths, English, ICT and wider key skills and with 14-16 years olds engaging in college programmes aimed at re-engaging hard to reach pupils. Additional roles and responsibilities were part of the in-service teacher CPD team and teacher training. During this time she was also a secretary and committee member of SAPERE (Society for the Advancement in Philosophical Enquiry and Reflection in Education) for 4 years and involved in developing the pedagogy of community of enquiry into the post 16 curriculum to promote good habits of thinking. This resulted in two project publicationsmore...

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  1. Duffy, Kate (2011) Changing moral attitudes of female educators in Further Education and Work-based learning. In: International Conference on Moral Education Cultivating Morality: Human Beings, Nature and the World, 24 - 28 Oct 2011, Nanjing, China.
  2. Duffy, Kate (2013) Supporting Part Time Students Through Transition from Further Education to Higher Education: Fostering Conditions for a Caring Community. In: Edulearn13, 1 - 3 Jul 2013, Barcelona, Spain.
  3. Duffy, Kate (2013) Evaluating the use of a Teacher’s Diary to illuminate the moral dimensions of a teacher educator’s everyday work. In: Association for Moral Education Annual Meeting 2013, 24 - 27 Oct 2013, Montreal, Canada. (Unpublished)
  4. Duffy, Kate and Atkinson, Michael (2010) How do we create lasting and radical change in Post 14 Education?. Teaching in Lifelong Learning: A Journal to inform and improve practice, 2 (1). pp. 56-66. ISSN 2040-0993