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Doctor Alex Woodgate-Jones

Dr Alex Woodgate-Jones

Senior Teaching Fellow

Research interests

  • Modern foreign language teaching
  • Changing role of teachers
  • Developing children's emotional wellbeing

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Address: B34, East Highfield Campus, University Road, SO17 1BJ


Dr Alex Woodgate-Jones is a Senior Teaching Fellow based in Southampton Education School.

Alex currently works predominantly on the BSc in Education studies (as the Associate Programme Director), the Primary PGCE programme where her teaching focuses on primary pedagogy, and the Masters in Education programmes. She has reviewed papers for several journals including Teaching and Teacher EducationLanguage Learning and Journal of Education for Teaching, and has completed several research projects funded by the TDA (related to teaching trainee teachers).

The subject of her PhD was the introduction of the modern foreign language initiative into primary schools in England, with an emerging focus on teacher professionalism, teacher voice and teachers’ responses to imposed change.

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