Senior Lecturer in Education
BSc Pure Chemistry, Post Graduate Certificate
in Education, Post Graduate Certificate in Academic Practice
Anita Backhouse spent five years in industry before becoming a
schoolteacher for seven years during which time she became involved
with the cognitive acceleration initiatives at Kings College in
London. This partnership with King's College developed
further when she became a Teaching and Learning Consultant for
Science, Assessment and Data Analysis in the East Riding of
Yorkshire LA. During this time she contributed to cognitive
acceleration professional development not only for her own LA but
nationally and internationally. After a period of eight
years in a school improvement capacity she became a senior lecturer
in initial teacher education here at York St John University.
She also plays a role within the CPD department part of which
includes providing an input on the Post Graduate Certificate in
Academic Practice programme both at York St John University and in
Bahrain. She is currently writing primary science textbooks
for the Chinese government in collaboration with other authors both
in the UK and China.
Enquiry-based learning. Assessment.
Cognitive acceleration in the Early Years
Foundation Stage through to KS3.
Fellow of the Higher Education Academy
T: 01904 876425
Office Location:Quad North 223