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Dr. Andy Hind

Dr. Andy Hind - Head of Secondary Teacher Education

Tel: 02476 522297
Room: WA1.04

Andy worked as a science teacher in Leeds and Bradford before moving the University of Leeds as a researcher on an ESRC network project on evidence based practice in science education. At the end of this project Andy returned to secondary teaching as a Head of Science in a secondary school in Leeds and then moved on to work in ITE in various roles for the Open University, University of Manchester and Newman University.

Professional & Teaching Expertise

Teacher education and Science education. School partnership work including School Direct and SCITT ITT provision. Mentor development.

Academic Interests & Teaching & Learning Specialisms

Teacher knowledge development and identity. Classroom talk and dialogic science teaching. Teaching about the nature of science.

Publications & Projects 

Hind, A., Ryder, J., and Amettler, J., (2016) Conflicts and tensions in emerging teacher identities: Findings from a longitudinal case study of the development of new science teacher’s understanding of classroom talk. BERA annual conference, University of Leeds, September 15th 2016.

Hind, A. and Warhurst, A. (2014) A case study of post-graduate ITE subject curriculum planning built on Threshold Concepts, 5th TEAN annual conference, Birmingham, May 6th 2014.

Rae, A., Hind, A. and Pattinson, E. (2013) ‘Learning to become a teacher in Britain: Stories of struggle, knowledge and self-efficacy’ symposium given at the ‘Growing up in Britain’ conference, Newman University, 18th-19th September 2012.

Ratcliffe, M., Bartholomew, H., Hames, V., Hind, A., Leach, J., Millar, R. and Osborne, J. (2004). Science Education Practitioners’ Views of Research and its Influence on their Practice Evidence-based Practice in Science Education (EPSE) Research Network Report Executive Summary, Department of Educational Studies, University of York.

Leach, J., Ametller, J., Hind, A., Lewis, J. and Scott, P. (2003). TLRP Research Briefing 2: Developing and evaluating evidence-informed teaching sequences. School of Education, University of Leeds.

Other Positions

Chair of Governors, Weston Road Academy, Stafford