If you made any changes in Pure these will be visible here soon.

Personal profile

Biography

I received an MA (honours) in Political Studies from the University of Aberdeen in 1999. Following my initial degree I undertook a Postgraduate Certificate in Primary Education at the University of Edinburgh. After graduating from the PGCE I worked as a primary school teacher for eight years where I developed an interest in environmental education and physical education. Whilst teaching I studied on the Postgraduate Certificate in Primary Physical Education at the University of Edinburgh and then progressed to undertake a PhD at the University of Edinburgh which I completed  in 2012. After completing my PhD I worked as a lecturer at the University of Strathclyde for two and a half years.  I joined the University of Edinburgh in August 2015 in the role of lecturer in primary education.

Research Interests

The focus of my PhD research was investigating curriculum change within the context of Scottish primary physical education.   

My main research interests are in the areas of:

  • Primary Physical Education
  • Teacher Professional Learning and Development
  • Curriculum Development
  • Complexity Theory
  • Sport Education

 

Teaching

  • MA Primary Education with..: PEP 3
  • MA Primary Education with..: Educational Studies 3
  • Working with teacher mentors in schools: ‘Supporting Teacher Learning in and through Practice’

Education/Academic qualification

Education, Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), University of Edinburgh

Award Date: 25 Jul 2012

Fingerprint

Dive into the research topics where Nicola Carse is active. These topic labels come from the works of this person. Together they form a unique fingerprint.
  • 11 Similar Profiles

Network

Recent external collaboration on country level. Dive into details by clicking on the dots or
If you made any changes in Pure these will be visible here soon.