Chris’s current position as Deputy Head of Department involves strategic planning for the area of Initial Teacher Education alongside teaching on the Primary PGCE programme and working in partnership with schools in the supervision of trainee teachers. She also teaches on the Med Teaching studies programme and supervises both MEd and PHD students.
Chris has been awarded a University of Birmingham Teaching Fellowship for 2013/14 to advance her work with the development of international programmes.
Szwed, C. (2010) Gender balance in ITE - some current perspectives. Journal of Education for Teaching, Vol 36, 3, 303-317
Szwed C. (2007) Remodelling policy and Practice: the challenge for staff working with children with special educational needs, Educational Review, 59, No 2, pp 147-160.
Szwed C. (2007) Reconsidering the role of the primary SENCO- policy, practice and future priorities British Journal of Special Education. 34. No2 pp 96-138
Szwed C (2007) Managing from the Middle: Tensions and Dilemmas in the role of the Primary SENCO School leadership and management 27. 5 pp 437-451
Szwed C., F Jones, K Jones (2001). The SENCO as Teacher and Manager, London, David Fulton, ISBN: 1853467138.
AC Lance, SG Rayner, and Szwed CA ( 2007) Challenging and changing role boundaries in Modernising schools: people, learning and organisations, London, Continuum.
EA Potts, SG Powers, SG Rayner, RJD Rutherford, ID Selwood, CA Szwed et al (2004.) The Evaluation of the Transforming the School Workforce Pathfinder Project, Department for Education and Skills. Research Report 541, London, DfES
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