Ms Clare Fenwick

Senior Lecturer in Education: Primary Computing

Clare joined Oxford Brookes School of Education as Senior Lecturer in Education: Primary Computing in 2014 from Plymouth University. She has a background in post 16 education and educational management with a particular interest in supporting teachers to use technology effectively to support learning. This interest led her to work for the Open University on a government funded project to work with schools to support the effective use technology.



  • BA Primary Teacher Education
  • BA Primary Teacher Education (Work Based)


  • PGCE Primary
  • Teacher Professional Development 


Research interests

  • The role of social media in learning.  
  • Teaching for creativity particularly in primary computing.


  • Pedagoo South West – 14 June 2014 – Creativity: Raising standards, developing employability  
  • ICT for Education: Torbay – 11 July 2014 - Pragmatic approach to the new primary computing curriculum.


  • Book chapters
  • Other

Book chapters

  • Fenwick, C. (Forthcoming) 'Creating with coding: Extending computing skills' in J. Bird & H. Caldwell (eds) Teaching with Tablets: Learning Matters


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