Helen taught physics and science in Hertfordshire and northeast London for 17 years, and was a Head of Science in two schools, before moving into teacher education in 2010, as a Lecturer in Science Education at King’s College London. She moved to the University of East Anglia in 2014, working as a Lecturer in Secondary Education on the science PGCE course.
Key Research Interests
Helen is a member of the Research in Mathematics Education (RME) group, which encompasses her research interests in science education.
Dillon, J. & Gourlay, H. (2013) ‘Research and Trends on Science Teacher Education in England’, J Sci Ed in Japan, Vol. 37 No. 2 (2013), 88-98.
Helen’s main teaching commitment is as a science (physics specialist) PGCE lecturer. She is also a member of the Professional Development (PD) teaching team for the secondary PGCE programme.