Joy joined Bishop Grosseteste in 2011. Since then, she has taught predominantly on the Undergraduate primary teaching programmes, with specific responsibilities including professional co-ordinator and cohort leader. Prior to working in Higher Education, Joy taught in a range of primary schools, where a variety of roles included senior leadership. While most of her experience has been in England, Joy has also gained experience of teaching overseas in Australia and New Zealand.
Joy teaches on the BA (Hons) programmes in Primary Education and Primary Teaching Studies. Her particular area of interest is global learning, and she currently leads a module which explores issues of culture and inclusion. Other teaching areas in which Joy is particularly involved include primary RE, history and geography.
Joy’s recent research has been focused on developing the global classroom, exploring ways in which trainee teachers can be effectively prepared for their role in a diverse society.