Gavin has a BSc in Computing with Mathematics from Keele University, and is a teacher of Computing, Maths and Business based in Northamptonshire. He subsequently achieved a PGCE in Secondary Education plus qualified teaching status, and more recently an MA in Expert Teaching.
He is currently developing a knowledge based education model within Computer Science. This model draws upon current educational research and uses our methods in developing and identifying knowledge craft skills to provide knowledge schema maps, frameworks and structures to teach and assess Computing across all Key Stages.
Gavin’s other work is within the field of deep structure analysis. This includes work in script analysis and consultancy within the film industry, plus sports analysis based on Gavin’s undergraduate project, and cryptography. Gavin is co-author of a series of blog articles on the D’agapeyeff Cipher and journal articles.
Gavin’s current research interests include modelling craft skills within academic work, manual work, and management.
He was a member of the Knowledge Modelling Group at Keele University and is a Member of the Chartered College of Teaching.
Some of Gavin’s publications: