I have a particular interest in experimenting with more creative approaches to teaching and learning. As a CPD coordinator, I enjoy working with colleagues to harness their creativity as classroom practitioners.
Watton, D. (2018) Messing up your teaching. English Teaching Professional, Issue 115 (March 2018), Pavilion Publishing
Watton, D. & Groves, J. (2018) ‘The Discerning Student’: A framework for developing critical thinking skills with international foundation students. InForm Journal, Issue 18 (December 2018), International Study and Language Centre, University of Reading
‘Messing up your teaching’ - Oblique strategies for EAP: Norwegian Forum for English for Academic Purposes (NFEAP) Conference, Oslo and Akershus University College of Applied Sciences, Oslo, Norway (June 2016)
DISCERN: The Discerning Student: High Education Futures institute (HEFi) Conference, University of Birmingham (June 2018) – with Jake Groves
DISCERN: The Discerning Student: InForm Conference, University of Birmingham (June 2018) – with Jake Groves
The Discerning Student: A framework for developing critical thinking skills, Forum on Critical Thinking, IATEFL Conference, Liverpool (April 2019) – with Jake Groves
‘Keep, chuck or change? Adapting Presessional CPD Provision in a Challenging Environment’. BALEAP PIM: The Future of EAP. Goldsmiths College, London (November 2019) – with Jane Sjoberg