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Clare Shaw

Senior Lecturer

Marjon Teacher Education Partnership

01752 636700 Ext:5641

cshaw@marjon.ac.uk


Clare Shaw

Role Summary

I teach across the B.Ed. Primary teaching route with my main area of teaching being focussed on Professional Studies.  I am the lead for the BEd.2 trainees and also am responsible for school-based placements and mentor training.   I am privileged to work alongside many experienced school-based mentors and other expert colleagues in school in supporting trainee teachers in a range of school settings.  My interests lie in reflective practice and the impact of effective mentoring on trainee teachers.

I have been an Assistant Headteacher in a federation of primary schools and also an English subject leader. I have worked mainly in Upper KS2 and was also the ITT co-ordinator working with trainees from all routes into teaching.


Qualifications

  • Masters in Education (Distinction) A case study of good mentoring in practice in the primary school setting. 
  • PG Cert in Coaching and Mentoring
  • PG Cert in Professional Development, University of St Mark and St John
  • PG Cert in Education, College of St Mark and St John
  • BA Hons English Literature and English Language, College of St Mark and St John


Teaching

  • Professional Studies


Research

NQT into leadership Action research    October 2016 – January 2017   Dr Ian Luke, Gill Golder, Clare Shaw (collaborator)

I am interested in Reflective Practice and how trainee teachers engage in the process during their training. I am also keen to explore how a Coaching and Mentoring model can enhance the relationship between mentor and trainee in school.


Publications

Models of Mentoring, Gill Golder, Alison Keyworth & Clare Shaw, 2020, Mentoring Design & Technology Teachers in the Secondary School: A Practical Guide, 1-12, ISBN 978-1-1138-50009-9, published.

Models of Mentoring, Gill Golder, Alison Keyworth & Clare Shaw, 2019, Mentoring Physical Education Teachers in the Secondary School: A Practical Guide, 9-19, ISBN 978-1138-05964-1, published.


Expert Membership of professional bodies

  • Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy


Roles on external bodies

 External Examiner for University of Reading.  BA Education with QTS, English specialism.


Other Interests

Teaching and Learning Conference – University of St Mark and St John – June 2016 – presenter through invitation

Coaching and Mentoring Symposium – University of St Mark and St John – July 2016 – presenter through invitation

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