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Kate Reynolds

Personal statement

Professor Dr Kate Reynolds is a Professor of Education Policy and Executive Dean of the Institute for Education at Bath Spa University. She has extensive education experience working at a local, national and global leader. As an inaugural member of the Global Learning Equity Network, her interests include supporting global research that improves teacher education and support for the education profession. She is a Professor of Education Policy, and as a member of the Global Scholars network, Kate is involved with transnational research examining the balance between education policy and the work of teachers in classrooms. She is also an Elected member of the Administrative Council for the Association for Teacher Education in Europe (ATEE).

As Executive Dean of the Institution for Education, Kate has led Bath Spa University to be awarded an 'Outstanding' grade by Ofsted for the quality of its primary and secondary teacher education programmes. As an education practitioner and leader, Kate is also chair of a local Multi-Academy Trust and Trustee of the National Union of Students. Kate has a continuing interest in gender and education and the difference that education can make to girls and the world. At BSU, Kate chairs the equality and diversity steering group.

Other external roles

  • Visiting Professor, University of Pretoria, South Africa
  • Elected member, Administrative Council Association for Teacher Education in Europe
  • Leadership Foundation Associate Fellow

Research and academic outputs

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Diversity in Teacher Education: afterword
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Menter, I and Reynolds, K (2019) 'Diversity in Teacher Education: afterword.' In: Sorensen, N, ed. Diversity in Teacher Education: perspectives on a school-led system. UCL IOE Press, London. ISBN 9781782772521


Foreword
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Reynolds, K (2017) 'Foreword.' In: Alaghemand, B, Fort, J and Mudge, L, eds. Back to school: celebrating 70 years of outstanding teachers. Institute for Education, Bath Spa University, Bath, pp. 6-7. ISBN 9781527206793


Diversity and complexity: becoming a teacher in England in 2015-16
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Whiting, C, Whitty, G, Menter, I, Black, P, Hordern, J, Parfitt, A, Reynolds, K and Sorensen, N (2018) 'Diversity and complexity: becoming a teacher in England in 2015-16.' Review of Education, 6 (1). pp. 69-96. ISSN 2049-6613


Further education focus: academic or vocational?
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Reynolds, K (2014) 'Further education focus: academic or vocational?' Education Today, June. p. 18.


The DiTE project explained
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Reynolds, K, Whiting, C and la Velle, L (2018) The DiTE project explained. In: TEPE Conference, 19 May 2018, University of Minho, Braga, Portugal.


MESH International: improving the quality of teaching via a knowledge management system/mobilisation strategy to develop evidence-informed practice
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la Velle, L, Reynolds, K, Leask, M and Younie, S (2018) MESH International: improving the quality of teaching via a knowledge management system/mobilisation strategy to develop evidence-informed practice. In: TEPE Conference, 19 May 2018, University of Minho, Braga, Portugal.


The foundations of GLEN: developing a shared language
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Parfitt, A and Reynolds, K (2017) The foundations of GLEN: developing a shared language. In: WERA Focal Meeting & HKERA International Conference 2017, 30 November – 2 December 2017, The Education University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong.


BERTiE (British Education Research Tool Integrating Engagement)
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Reynolds, K (2017) BERTiE (British Education Research Tool Integrating Engagement). In: European Association for Research on Learning and Instruction (EARLI) 17th Biennial Conference, 29 August - 2 September 2017, University of Tampere, Finland.


BERTiE: British Educational Research Tool Integrating Engagement
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la Velle, L and Reynolds, K (2017) BERTiE: British Educational Research Tool Integrating Engagement. In: EARLI Biennial Conference, 29 August - 2 September 2017, University of Tampere, Finland.


BERTiE: British Educational Research Tool: evaluation challenges of a digital innovation for evidence-based engagement in initial teacher education
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la Velle, L and Reynolds, K (2017) BERTiE: British Educational Research Tool: evaluation challenges of a digital innovation for evidence-based engagement in initial teacher education. In: ATEE Winter Conference: Teacher Education and Digital Technology, 14 - 16 February, 2017, Utrecht, Netherlands.


'The dog ate my homework, the cat ate my test': what we know about child development and learning to teach
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Reynolds, K and Black, P (2016) 'The dog ate my homework, the cat ate my test': what we know about child development and learning to teach. In: Reframing Teacher Education for Learning Equity, 11 March 2016, University of Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia.


Towards a new topography of ITT: a profile of Initial Teacher Training in England 2015-16. An Occasional Paper from the IFE No.1
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Whiting, C, Black, P, Hordern, J, Parfitt, A, Reynolds, K, Sorensen, N and Whitty, G (2016) Towards a new topography of ITT: a profile of Initial Teacher Training in England 2015-16. An Occasional Paper from the IFE No.1. Bath Spa University, Institute for Education, Bath. ISBN 9780992633899


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