Academic Director (from August 2016)
Alison Eley has been a fellow of the Primary Science Teaching Trust since 2012. Alison’s teaching career has included being a science subject leader in primary schools in Somerset and South West London, working in Initial Teacher Education as a senior lecturer in primary science at St. Mary’s University, and leading research and development for the Richmond Primary Teaching School Alliance. Alison has written for teacher journals, and is on the editorial boards for Primary Science and the Journal of Emergent Science. Alison is the creator of the PSTT resource:“I can explain!” Her particular areas of interest are children’s scientific literacy, and the development of evidence-informed practice in primary science.