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Becky Knowles

Lecturer PGCE Secondary History

Becky Knowles

About Research



Becky joined St Mary’s in 2019, firstly as a Link Tutor before becoming a lecturer in PGCE Secondary History.

Following her PGCE at the Institute of Education at UCL, she has had more than 16 years of experience in a range of teaching and consultant roles in many secondary schools across London.

Becky continues to teach in schools and lead the History subject networks for Hackney Education.


Research profile

Research Interests

  • Creating anti-racist, decolonised and inclusive History curricula
  • The impact of evidence-based teaching in school History departments
  • How pupils learn: applying cognitive science to History teaching.

Professional memberships

  • Historical Association (HA)
  • History Teacher Educator Network (HTEN).

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