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Mr Jonathan Giddy

Profile summary

Professional biography

Jonathan Giddy is the PGCE science curriculum tutor in the Faculty of Wellbeing, Education and Language Studies (WELS)

Jonathan Giddy joined The Open University as Science Curriculum tutor in 2020 at the inception of the OU PT and salaried routes into teaching provided by the OU in Wales.  Jonathan has created, teaches and leads on the secondary science programme for ITE students as Wales introduces the largest reform of its ITE provision.  Before becoming Science Curriculum tutor in 2020 Jonathan worked for 17 years as a Science teacher taking on a large number of roles and responsibilities. 

combining 17 years of classroom teaching experience his interests lie with the development of student-centred pedagogies and how this is compatible with the demands of teacher education in Wales at the present time. 

Research interests

Student-centred pedagoigies

Currciulum for Wales reform

Assesment 

Teaching interests

Science teaching and learning strategies 

Distance learning strategies in ITE education