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Shelley Deacon

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University of South Wales (2017-2018)
MA Education (Innovation in Learning & Teaching) (Distinction)

Swansea University
PGCE Primary (QTS)

University of Wales College, Newport
BSc (Hons) Business Adminstration


Currently a Graduate Intern for Primary ITE where the role demands primarily the execution of research for the department. Working additionally as a part-time lecturer for the Foundation degree in Education and Learning Development at Coleg Y Cymoedd, with responsibility as module leader for both the ALN and Curricula modules. Experienced primary teacher of 15 years across the primary phase (Nursery to Year 6) with experience in a diverse range of schools across South Wales.


Committed to research surrounding SEBD in relation to gender disparity, with a specific focus on boys within primary school settings and long term mental health outcomes.

Social emotional learning and development
Child development
Participatory research

Conference presentations

March, 2019 – MA Student Research Conference Programme

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