Graham Meeson
Head of Department of Education and Learning
School of Social Sciences

Head of Department of Education and Learning

Graham Meeson is the Head of Department of Education and Learning. The department is made up of the following subjects; Maths, Sport, Education Studies, Special Educational Needs and Inclusion, and Science. Graham teaches on the undergraduate Education Studies programmes and teaching interests include the psychology of learning and teaching. Current research focuses on risk attitude amongst academics. Graham held senior management roles in a variety of primary schools before joining Bishop Grosseteste University in 2001. He is a Fellow of the Higher education Academy.

Teaching

Graham teaches on the undergraduate Education Studies programmes. Teaching interests include educational leadership and management, and the psychology of learning and teaching. Graham has developed innovative blended and distance learning resources to support work-based programmes.

Research

Graham’s current research interests are in the area of risk attitude amongst academics. He has written on areas associated with his own professional practice including the effect of internationalisation in widening participation, ICT in the primary school, and the use of paired and group placements to enhance the effectiveness of student teacher professional learning.

Consultancy and projects

Graham has written and led a number of CPD sessions on educational leadership and management. He has collaborated with a local education authority to provide certificate level CPD for Chinese teachers on exchange. He has recently worked on an education pack project for a local supplier and installer of Photovoltaic (PV) Cells.

Selected Publications since 2005:

Books

Barber, D. Cooper, L. And Meeson G. (2007) Learning and Teaching with Interactive Whiteboards: Primary and Early Years. Achieving QTS Series. Exeter: Learning Matters.

Book Chapters/Journal Articles

Meeson, G. and Sharp, J. (2006) Educational Leadership and Management. In: Sharp, J. Ward, S. and Hankin, L. (eds.) Education Studies: An Issues-based Approach. Exeter: Learning Matters.