Dr Sue Beverton
Lectures on a range of undergraduate and postgraduate courses, including B.A. (Hons) (QTS) in Primary Education & ICT specialists at Queen’s Campus, Stockton; B.A in Education Studies; MA (Modular and QTS programmes) and Ed D modules. She also supervises theses on the Ed D and PhD programmes. Specialist subjects are teaching and learning of English and management of change in education.
She joined the School in September 1998 from post of Programme Leader, MA in Education at New College Durham.
Sue would welcome enquiries from potential doctorate students in the areas of leadership and management, bilingual education and teaching English as a Second/Foreign Language.
Completed Supervisions (since 2008)
- English teaching across transfer from primary to secondary school
- Implications for practice of Government's National Strategies
- Teaching and Learning in literacy
Journal papers: academic
- Newton, L. & Beverton, S (2012). Pre-service teachers’ conceptions of creativity in elementary school English. Thinking Skills and Creativity 7(3): 165-176.
- Hussein, A., Beverton, S. & Byram, M. (2010). Targets for the Reading Literacy Curriculum in the Egyptian Secondary School. The Journal of Reading, Writing and Literacy 4(3).
- Andrews, R., Torgerson, C., Beverton, S., Freeman, A., Locke, T., Low, G., Robinson, A. & Zhu, D. (2006). The effect of grammar teaching on writing development. British Educational Research Journal 32(1): 39-55.
- Beverton, S. (2003). Can You See the Difference? Early Impacts of the Primary National Literacy Strategy on Four Secondary English Departments. Cambridge Journal of Education 33(2): 217-235.
- S. Beverton & G. Sewell (2001). Implementing Whole School Policies for Key Stage 2. Education 3-13 30(1).
- Beverton, S. (2001). Whatever Happened to Primary English Knowledge and Understanding?. Evaluation & Research in Education 15(3): 128-35.
- S.L. Beverton (2000). How are Schools Implementing the National Literacy Strategy? Curriculum 21(2): 98-107.
- S.L. Beverton (2000). Implementing the National Literacy Strategy: How are teachers managing? NFER Topic Series 23: 1-7.
- S.L. Beverton (2005). Developing Links between Parents and Schools. In Teaching and Learning in the Primary School. David Wray London: Routledge.
- Low, G. & Beverton, S. (2004). ICT, literacy learning and ESL learners. In The Impact of ICT on Literacy Education. R.J. Andrews London: RoutledgeFalmer. 91-123.
- S.L. Beverton, A.V. Harries, F. Gallannaugh & D.M. Galloway (2005). Teaching Approaches to Promote Consistent Level 4 Performance in Key Stage 2 English and Mathematics. HMSO: DfES Research Report.
- Andrews, R., Torgerson, C., Beverton, S., Freeman, A., Locke, T., Low, G., Robinson, A. & Zhu, D. (2004). The Effect of Grammar Teaching (sentence combining) in English on 5 to 16 year olds' accuracy and quality in written composition. EPPI-Centre, Social Science Research Unit, Institute of Education. London, University of London, Institute of Education.
Available for media contact about:
- Education & awareness: special educational needs