Anna Gawthorpe

Ms Anna Gawthorpe

Senior Lecturer

Primary Teacher Education

Department of Teacher Education

Anna is the Course Lead for the Primary PGCE with QTS at UEL. She teaches across the Primary postgraduate ITE courses at UEL and also on the BA with QTS.

She specialises in the teaching of Early Maths, Writing, and supporting children with Special Educational Needs.


  • MSc Psychology, Birkbeck
  • Post-graduate Certificate in Work Based Learning Studies (Primary Teaching) with QTS, Middlesex University
  • BA Social Anthropology, SOAS

Areas Of Interest

Anna is currently studying for a Professional Doctorate in Education with Teresa Cremin at the Open University. She is interested in developing antiracist reading for pleasure pedagogy and related development of professional identity among student teachers.