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Dr Russell Grigg

Senior Lecturer (Primary) in Initial Teacher Education, Education and Childhood Studies

Email address

Office - 248
Second Floor
Keir Hardie Building
Singleton Campus
Available For Postgraduate Supervision


Russell has extensive experience in teacher education and school inspection. He has previously led undergraduate and postgraduate programmes and inspections in England, Wales and the United Arab Emirates.

His main research interests relate to the history of education in Wales, including topics such as teacher training, the education of the poor and free school meal provision. Russell is also interested in exploring effective pedagogy, particularly in the humanities.

Areas Of Expertise

  • Initial Teacher Education
  • History of education
  • Primary humanities
  • School inspection and evaluation
  • Problem-based learning
  • Entrepreneurial education

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Teaching Interests

Primary Humanities

Teaching excellence

School inspection

History of teacher education

Animal-assisted interventions

Research methods and practitioner enquiry

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