Mrs Katrina Foy

Mrs Katrina Foy
Mrs Katrina Foy

Mrs Katrina Foy

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

Lecturer (Scholarship)


Room 405

MacRobert Building

University of Aberdeen

Old Aberdeen Campus

AB24 5UA




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