Eleanor Tierney

Eleanor joined BGU as a Visiting Tutor in 2019 after twenty years of Secondary Computing classroom teaching and supporting trainee teachers. She has been Head of Department and ICT Across the Curriculum Lead, auditing, planning and delivering staff training as well as providing additional support for Gifted, Talented and More Able students. Eleanor has taught qualified teachers Internationally with particular emphasis on Assessment for Learning and Gifted, Talented and more Able students in Computing.

Eleanor is Computing Lead for PGCE Secondary Initial Teacher Education and is currently undertaking a Post Graduate Masters in Education. Her research focus is on the interplay between linking theoretical knowledge and the trainee teachers’ lived experiences during classroom practice along with the impact of school based mentors in this process. Eleanor is also interested in researching the ‘Digital Divide and Social Justice’ in Computing.

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