Mrs Katrina Foy

Mrs Katrina Foy
Mrs Katrina Foy
Mrs Katrina Foy

MA(Hons) Archaeology, PGCE (Primary), MEd (Distinction)

Senior Lecturer

Email Address
Telephone Number
+44 (0)1224 273463
Office Address

Room 405

MacRobert Building

University of Aberdeen

Old Aberdeen Campus

AB24 5UA



School of Education


MA(Hons) Archaeology - University of Glasgow (1988-92)

Research Archaelogist - University of Maine (ME, USA), Tempus Repartum (Oxford) and Aberdeen City Council (1992-1995).

PGCE (Primary) - Northern College, Aberdeen (1995-96)

Class Teacher (1995 - 2002)

Chartered Teacher/Maters in Education (Distinction)  (2002-2016)

Depute Headteacher (2008 -2015)

Lecturer, School of Education, University of Aberdeen (2015- present)


Research Overview

My reseach interests include:

  • Digital Games Based Learning (DGBL)
  • Technology and Learning
  • Video Commentary/Capture
  • Design Based Research (DBR)
  • Teaching of History/Social Studies
  • Literacy in the Primary School
  • Phonics
  • Listening and Talking

Teaching Responsibilities

My lecturing and teaching commitments have included:

  • PGDE/MA4 Professional Studies
  • PGDE/MA4 Professional Enquiry
  • PGDE/MA4 English
  • PGDE/MA4 Science
  • Co-ordinater of  PGDE/MA4 Social Studies
  • MA1 - What Makes Us Human ED302A and  ED302B
  • MA1 - Learning How Others Learn ED1547
  • MA3 - DPK English & Literacy ED302B and ED352B
  • MA3 - Foundations for Learning ED302A
  • MA3 -Transferring Professional Knowledge ED352B
  • Masters Mentoring and Coaching Course
  • Assessment Conveor MA4/PGDE