Department of Education

Lesley Nelson-Addy

PGCE & Professional Programmes Tutor in English Education

Lesley Nelson-Addy is a PGCE English Curriculum Tutor and is also a Supervisor on the Masters in Learning and Teaching course.

Lesley is also a teacher of English at an outstanding Oxfordshire school, currently in her fifth year of teaching. Lesley has developed the Year 9 and 10 Curriculum in preparation in the English department as a part of her leadership role.

Due to her interest in curriculum development and diversity in the curriculum, Lesley has recently contributed to a chapter in the International Federation for English Teaching book: IFTE Dartmouth: The Future of English Teaching Worldwide and its Histories edited by Andy Goodwyn and others. The chapter, due to be published by 2019, is entitled: ‘Back to the future: the Restoration of Canon and the Backlash against Multiculturalism in Secondary English Curricula.’


Nelson-Addy, L., Dingwall, N., Elliott.V. & Thompson, I. (2018, in press) ‘Back to the future: the restoration of canon and the backlash against multiculturalism in secondary English curricula’ in  Goodwyn, A., Durrant, C., Sawyer, W., Zancanella, D. & Scherff, L. (eds.) The Future of English teaching worldwide and its histories: celebrating 50 years from the Dartmouth conference (London: Routledge).

  • Subjects Taught

    MSc Learning and Teaching