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Qualifications: BA, MA, FHEA

Jane Wormald is a part-time Senior Lecturer and Examination tutor for the BA (Hons) Education and Professional Development and tutor on the BA (Hons) Learning Support. Jane began her career in contemporary dance and performing arts, subsequently specialising in dance notation. Jane worked for 10 years as performer, FE lecturer and GCSE examiner. Jane was Learning Support Coordinator at the University of Huddersfield for 4 years during which time she began working and studying in the School of Education and Professional Development.

Jane’s current interests are in widening participation in HE, career trajectories and experiences of PT study for mature students, communities of practice in blended learning programme delivery and inclusive assessment.

Research & Scholarship

Research Interests

  • Critical education
  • Blended learning
  • Curriculum design

Member: Research Group – Teaching, Public Pedagogies and Professionalism

Member: Knowledge Exchange Group – Technology Enhanced Learning

Publications and Other Research Outputs


Wormald, J. and Powell, D. (2014) ‘Students as researchers: A student research festival designed around the principles of Kemmis et al.’s (2013) concept of practice architectures ’. In: University of Huddersfield Teaching and Learning Conference (23 June 2014), 23 June 2014, University of Huddersfield, Huddersfield, United Kingdom , pp. 1-20


Reynolds, C., Wormald, J. and Bailey, W. (2013) ‘Vibrant and engaging online social learning: an innovative response to threatened part-time study in Higher Education’. In: Enhancement and Innovation in Higher Education, 11-13 Jun 2013, Glasgow, Scotland

Iredale, A., Orr, K., Bailey, W. and Wormald, J. (2013) ‘Confidence, risk, and the journey into praxis: work-based learning and teacher developmentJournal of Education for Teaching , 39 (2), pp. 197-208. ISSN 0260-7476


Wormald, J. and Clare, R. (2011) ‘Do we belong in our classrooms?’. In: Equality and Diversity Conference , 11th November 2011, University of Huddersfield, UK

Wormald, J., Findlay, I. and Bennett, E. (2011) ‘The value of 'soft skills' for blended learning. ’. In: ALT C conference 2011, 6th-8th September 2011, Leeds, England

Iredale, A., Bailey, W., Orr, K. and Wormald, J. (2011) ‘Confidence, risk, and the journey into praxis: work-based learning and the teacher education curriculum’. In: The Important Role of Higher Education in Teacher Education, 20th May 2011, Manchester Conference Centre , p. 22


Member of Governing Body Kirkroyds Infant School

Fellow of the Higher Education Academy  

Consultant ‘Student as Researcher’ project HUDCETT Consortium Project February – April 2014

Research Degree Supervision

Further information is available about Research Topics and Supervision within the School of Education and Professional Development.

Teaching and Professional Activities

BA (Hons) Education and Professional Development: tutor

Advanced Professional Practice

Critical Education (module leader)

Examinations Tutor

Student as Researcher Festival organiser


BA (Hons) Learning Support: tutor

Supporting Literacy, Numeracy, Science & ICT

Critical Education (module leader)

Theories and Strategies for Learning

Behaviour Management (module leader)


Cert Ed/PGCE Specialist Conference Lead Tutor: Learning Difficulties and Disabilities.

Last updated Thursday 6 March 2014
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