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Name Dr Kate Hawkey
Job title Senior Lecturer in Education (History)
Department School of Education University of Bristol
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Qualifications BA, PGCE(York), MEd(Bristol), PhD
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Keywords history education
children's understanding
online learning
new technology
Areas of expertise Research Interests

History education including the place of narrative in children’s understanding, online learning and the place of new technology in supporting learning, use of videopapers in the development and assessment of initial practitioners skills, learning communities


Responsibility for the secondary history PGCE. Previous experience at Bath and Exeter Universities, working overseas, and teaching in schools in England.

Research Projects

• Perspectives of adolescents from different ethnic backgrounds on British history

• Effective professional Learning Communities project