Martine joined Bath Spa University as a senior lecturer in 2008, having previously worked as a class teacher and deputy head in a number of primary schools. She has been the PGCE Programme Leader for Primary and Early Years since 2015. Martine is a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and is the HEA champion for the Institute for Education.
Martine’s doctoral research explored how an inner city children’s centre and nursery promoted community cohesion. She is currently conducting joint research with representatives from the Football Association on models of CPD that support high quality teaching of primary PE. She is also carrying out research on the lived experiences of teacher educators in higher education institutions.
- B.Ed (Hons) Brighton Polytechnic
- M.Ed Bristol University
- Ed.D Bristol University.
- EYPS assessor.
- Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy
- Member of TACTYC
- Member of MESH National Steering group
- Member of BERA's Practitioner Research SIG.
Other external roles
- Chair of Governors at Midsomer Norton Primary.
- Primary and Early Years Education.
- Martine is currently studying for an ILM Level 5 Coaching and Mentoring qualification so that she can practise as an internal coach at Bath Spa University.
- External Examiner for Truro and Penwith College (2014 – 2016).
Recent professional updating
- Doctorate in Education 2013
- Intercultural Understanding - International week at Linnaeus, Sweden June 2015.
Research and academic outputs
Work-based learning in the early years: how everyday experiences in early years settings can provide a secure foundation for academic study
Duggan, M (2017) 'Work-based learning in the early years: how everyday experiences in early years settings can provide a secure foundation for academic study.' In: Hordern, J and Simon, C, eds. Placements and work-based learning in education studies: an introduction for students. Routledge, Abingdon, pp. 126-135. ISBN 9781138839069
‘People at the heart of our processes’, a case study of how a nursery school and children's centre promotes community cohesion
Duggan, M (2015) '‘People at the heart of our processes’, a case study of how a nursery school and children's centre promotes community cohesion.' Education 3-13: International Journal of Primary, Elementary and Early Years Education. ISSN 0300-4279
Duggan, M (2017) Developing models of CPD to support the delivery of high quality PE teaching in primary schools. In: BERA Annual Conference, 4 - 7 September 2017, University of Sussex, Brighton, UK.
Duggan, M, Smith, H and Digby, R (2016) Developing trainee teachers’ reflective practice at BSU. In: 7th TEAN Annual Conference: Cultivating Learning, 5 - 6 May 2016, Aston University, Birmingham, UK.
Duggan, M (2011) How might a children's centre contribute to community cohesion? In: Centre for Learner Identity Studies' (CLIS) third annual conference on “learner identity”, Thursday 7 July to Friday 8 July, 2011, Edge Hill University, Ormskirk Campus.