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Lecturer, Faculty of Social Sciences
Gary Mills came to the School of Education in September 2001 from the Department of Educational Studies, University of Oxford. He is now a member of the Centre for Applied Research in Teacher Education, Curriculum and Pedagogy (CARTECP). Before entering higher education he taught for thirteen years in Suffolk and was involved with the teacher training programme at the University of Cambridge.
He is also chair of the School's Equal Opportunities Committee.
He is a committee member of the History Teachers Educators Network and he is active member of the Historical Association.
His main teaching duties are on the History PGCE course and supervising higher degree students. Recently he has been involved with a team of tutors in developing a new MA in Learning and Teaching.
His main research interest is in the history of education during the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries and in particular the connections between localities and Cambridge and Oxford colleges. He is… read more
Gary is a member of the Centre for Research in Schools and Communities. His research supervision areas include:
Research proposals: please email Gary if you would like to discuss the appropriateness of your research topic. See also: School of Education research supervision areas.
His main research interest is in the history of education during the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries and in particular the connections between localities and Cambridge and Oxford colleges. He is also currently involved in a joint research project with Dr. Rolf Wiesemes on the teaching of the Holocaust in different language and cultural contexts. He is on the East Midlands Regional Archive Council and he is currently working with Helen Watts, the regional Archives Education Officer, on developing the use of archive material in schools. He has further interests in developing the use of ICT in history teaching and learning and on how mentors work with beginning teachers with ICT.
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