Robb, Anna

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20132020

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Biography

Anna Robb joined the University as a Lecturer in Education in January 2012. Anna studied Art History at the University of Warwick as an undergraduate followed by an MA in Arts and Heritage Management at the University of Sheffield; the focus of the dissertation concerned education policies in historic properties. Following a number of years working in commercial organisations,  she completed the PGCE in Primary Teaching at the University of Dundee and worked for a number of years in primary schools in Scotland. Her PhD was completed in 2019 and is focused on young children's everyday visual art experiences and their self-identity (https://discovery.dundee.ac.uk/en/studentTheses/curating-curiosity)

Teaching

Anna works on the MA and PGDE initial teacher education programmes, the MEd programme and on Doctoral programmes.  She is module lead for the undergraduate thesis and supervises a number of dissertations for the MEd and the Doctoral routes. Anna is Assessment and Curriculum Lead for the MEd programme.

Research

In 2019 Anna completed a PhD focused on the relationship between visual art experiences in young children and identity, examining how schools can address this to create an inclusive primary art education classroom. Other areas of interest include children's voice, power and identity. She has received a Carnegie Research Incentive Grant exploring the impact of a creative industries background on the practice of PGDE students in primary schools.

 

Education/Academic qualification

Doctor of Education

1 Sep 201331 Aug 2018

Award Date: 18 Jan 2019

Award Date: 30 Jun 2006

Master of Arts, University of Sheffield

Award Date: 1 Jan 2000

Bachelor of Arts, University of Warwick

Award Date: 1 Jan 1999

External positions

External Examiner, Anglia Ruskin University

1 Aug 20161 Aug 2020

Keywords

  • L Education (General)
  • creativity
  • art education
  • learning environments
  • research methods
  • e-learning
  • participatory research
  • literacy
  • identity
  • children's voice

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