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Paola Sangster was born in Dundee, and showed an early interest in music. In 1990, she moved to Glasgow to studied music at RSAMD after which she taught in an independent school in Glasgow as a primary and secondary school music teacher for 13 years. In 2003, Paola was appointed Director of Music at the school. On returning to her home-town of Dundee, Paola embarked upon the PGDE Primary course to broaden her experience and qualifications in other curricular areas. In August 2008 she became lecturer in music in primary education at the University of Dundee and Programme Director for the PGDE Primary/Secondary Programme, a role which she held from August 2014-2019. In August 2019, Paola took on the role of Head of Taught Postgraduate Studies in ESW. Paola is also keen to promote musical extra-curricular activities and has set up the Staff/Student School of Education Choir which performs annually at Christmas in the University of Dundee Chaplaincy Centre. Paola's research interests include gender issues in Initial Teacher Education, which was a focus for her Masters' dissertation in 2015, and the impact of music on literacy and wellbeing in the primary classroom.
Master of Education, University of Dundee
Sep 2011 → 19 Nov 2015
“They become completely involved.”: What teachers say about the benefits of global citizenship in schoolsMiller, D., Boswell, G., Cunningham, E., Dunn, B., Fallone, P., Keatch, B., Knight, M., Moran, T., Mulholland, L. & Wakefield, P., 2010, Education in a Global Space: Research and Practice in Initial Teacher Education. Edinburgh: ScotDEC
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